The following represents the Institutes Bye-Laws, (22) which as part of the disciplinary process also serves as a code of conduct: –
At all times a Member shall uphold the good standing and reputation of the Institute, and in exercising authority as a professional person shall: –
- comply with the law, custom and practice of any country in which he/she works; and
- not misuse his/her authority or office for personal or other gain;
- not engage in any conduct which would bring the Institute into disrepute
In addition, all members of the Institute must abide by the Code of Conduct of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Members of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport shall support the general objects of the Institute’s Charter at all times: –
- Act responsibly towards the welfare, health and safety of all members of their organisation and the impact of Logistics and Transport on the environment and the community in general;
- Uphold the integrity and professionalism of the Logistics and Transport industry;
- Continue their professional development throughout their careers and actively assist and encourage fellow members as well as well as non-members to advance their Logistics and Transport knowledge and expertise;
- Strive to serve the interests of their employers loyally without compromising their professional integrity or ethics;
- Carry out their duties in such a way as to promote a professional image of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Logistics and Transport industry overall;
- Build their professional reputation on merit and compete fairly where competition is appropriate; and,
- Actively promote international understanding, goodwill and co-operation among those in the Logistics and Transport sectors.