Becoming a partner

Apart from modest grants, HLA relies on volunteer time and in-kind support to operate. In order to grow and provide additional membership services, including regular news, enhancing our Hum-Log Knowledge Portal, running training workshops and networking events, it is vital that we are able to invest.

Apart from becoming a Corporate member (click here for details), organisations can partner with us to provide support.

How will you benefit from partnering with us?

  • Networking with aid organisation representatives
  • Access to network of experienced local staff to support business surge requirements
  • Lobbying for logistics (raising the profile of the private sector in aid service delivery)
  • Knowledge sharing, learning and thought leadership
  • Access to news regarding ‘on the ground’ operations
  • Sharing information regarding latest aid logistics trends
  • Profile-raising via website and mailshots to our members

The benefits gained and their duration would depend on the level of contribution. For an outline of available opportunities, please see the attached leaflet.

If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact

Current Partners

Company Profile Activity Contacts
Aid & Trade London is running at the Exel Centre, London from 25-26 April 2018. It aims to form strong partnerships with larger organizations within the international development and humanitarian aid community. For 2018 the HLA and CILT will be hosting a strategic Logistics seminar theatre in conjunction with Aid & Trade to give private sector logistics companies a platform for communication. Event Neill Wightman: +442080041053
  As one of the world’s leading specialist medical suppliers to the international humanitarian community, Durbin is able to draw on over 30 years of experience in sourcing and distributing pharmaceuticals, consumables and medical equipment. With a wide range of stock in their facilities, both in the UK and the USA, Durbin is able to assist with rapid reaction to healthcare crisis situations, as well as longer term requirements. Medical suppliers

EASST Academy is part of the Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST), an independent UK-registered charity with the aim of making road travel safer, greener and more sustainable for future generations. It offers an online road safety course for managers, developed by EASST, IRU Academy and Cranfield University, together with classroom based training. Learning programme provider

Field Ready – a non-profit, humanitarian organisation – meets humanitarian need by transforming logistics through technology, design and engaging people in new ways. We make useful items to solve problems locally in various sectors such as health, water and sanitation. We do this by using the latest technology including 3D printers and laser cutters, as well as traditional manufacturing. We pass on these skills to others through training and pioneering innovative approaches to the toughest challenges.

Technology provider


  Floorbox are experts in the supply of temporary overlay solutions, in the UK and across the globe. Their team helps you discover the most efficient and affordable kit to use, whether you’re moving an 18-tonne crane, pushing a wheelbarrow or providing pedestrian access.

At Floorbox, the team shares their advice and expertise to make sure you succeed. Products include: temporary overlay; track, industrial and crane mats; cable and trench covers; outrigger pads; outdoor flooring; and temporary roads, walkways and car parks.

Flooring provider

GLC, Global Logistics Competence, is a German, UK and Austrian-based consultancy that helps develop local logistics infrastructure. GLC helps plan, evaluate and implement optimised transportation networks and efficient warehouse operations. Apart, from providing operational consultancy, GLC is able to train local staff in logistics operations and provides in-depth know-how and expertise to enable staff to run a logistics business on their own. Logistics consultancy

  The International Association of Public Health Logisticians was founded in 2007 to promote the professionalization of supply chain managers and others working in the field of public health logistics. It seeks to offer a global dialogue where members share their experiences of what works in operating supply chains for various health programs and in diverse settings; providing learning and positive reinforcement for members to strengthen their supply chain skills. Professional association

Logistics Learning Alliance is a leading provider of humanitarian logistics and supply chain focussed learning programmes, with over 1,000 students, in six continents.  Our programmes aim to certify the learners’ competence in delivering logistics support and to help improve their professional skills. LLA have been a part of the team that has  developed the Fritz Institute/CILT Certifications in humanitarian logistics and supply chain management programmes.  We are the only provider of these qualifications, which many agencies now look for as part of their recruiting strategy. Learning programme provider

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action—helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. NGO
 Neutral Air Partner is the premier global network of leading air cargo architects and aviation specialists, aiming to inject a greater degree of advanced air cargo expertise into the logistics industry, revive specialization, and to drive airfreight and express buying power across the air cargo supply chain. The organization was founded in 2016 in Hong Kong (home to the world’s largest cargo airport), and now consists of 3 sub-industry groups and over 180 air cargo specialists in 70 countries. Air cargo network

In partnership with RedR UK, we provide free, expert advice to NGOs and logisticians undertaking programmes anywhere in the world through the platform KnowledgePoint.

If you’re involved in any kind of humanitarian or development work and have a technical problem in the field, ask us a question and get our expert advice – fast.

Online knowledge provider KnowledgePoint
  Transaid transforms lives through safe, available, and sustainable transport. Founded by Save the Children, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and its Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, Transaid shares 25 years’ worth of expertise in 23 countries with partners and governments. It focuses on professional driver training, transport management systems, and rural access to transport, to solve two of the biggest transport challenges in economically developing countries. Transport skills and knowledge