Regional Sections

Southern Section


Chairperson Grainne Lynch
Membership CILT members residing in Munster
Number of members 181
Contact email: southernsection@cilt.ie

Work of the Southern Section

To provide opportunities for professional development through talks, site visits and networking events.


Board Meetings

The Southern Section Board meets once a month in Cork. 


Events

Six main events are held annually and cover all fields in the discipline of logistics, transport and supply chain. They include seminars, technical visits and networking events.   

In January a visit to Aldi’s distribution centre in Mitchelstown gave attendees an insight into the supermarket giant’s operational procedures and practices.


Contribution to National CILT Policy Papers

Southern Section members recently contributed to the Institute report ‘Brexit and the Irish Logistics and Transport Industries,’ which analysed how Britain’s exit from the EU will impact our sector here. 


Events Planned for 2017:

29th March          CIMA ACCA Effects of a hard Brexit on transport operations, Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Cork.
27th April Visit to Musgraves Distribution Centre, Cork.
May Lean Forum, Waterford
June Road safety event and AGM
September Family event
October Sustainable Logistics Operations (AVs, light, fuel) event, Cork and Dublin
November Limerick event

Take an Active Role in the Southern Section

Contact

Email: southernsection@cilt.ie