Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)

The APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation provides a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices and standards for those in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. The APICS CLTD designation serves the needs of both professionals and employers around the world by reducing the impact of industry skills gaps as well as assisting employers in developing the personnel needed to meet customer demand and impact bottom-line results.

By obtaining your CLTD certification you'll learn: 

  • Logistics fundamentals
  • Logistics strategy within the supply chain
  • Logistics planning
  • Capacity and demand management
  • Order management
  • Warehousing strategy
  • Lean logistics
  • Warehouse management
  • Packaging
  • Materials handling
  • Transportation fundamentals including:
    • Modes
    • Routing
    • Carrier selection
    • Documentation
  • Global logistics considerations including:
    • Infrastructure
    • Regulatory framework
    • Customer
    • Payment options
    • Currency
    • Tax
  • Logistics network design including:
    • Facilities location
    • Layout
    • Risk management
  • Reverse logistics
  • Sustainability and logistics

 

Earning the CLTD credential makes you a recognized expert in the logistics, transportation and distribution fields. Certification demonstrates in-depth knowledge of a broad range of topics to set you apart from your colleagues buy providing you with high level of knowledge and skills. The CLTD will make you a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s global economy. Earning your credential will help you:

  • Reduce costs and impact your organization’s bottom line
  • Bring new ideas to your organization
  • Boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert.
  • Master the essential knowledge for logistics, transportation and distribution professionals
  • Expand your outlook on the logistics field and bring new ideas to your workplace.
  • Remain current with global logistics trends and developments.
  • Demonstrate your long-term commitment to the logistics, transportation and distribution profession.
  • Stand out and help improve your career growth potential

 

Is the CLTD right for you? The APICS CLTD is designed for logistics professionals across all industries, especially:

  • Logistics managers/engineers
  • Supply chain logistics managers
  • Traffic managers
  • Transportation/fleet managers
  • Warehouse operations/distribution managers
  • Reverse logistics managers

 

No matter where you are in your career, earning the CLTD credential will demonstrate your mastery of a broad range of logistic, transportation and distribution topics.

The APICS CLTD Course is a comprehensive program that provides professional development and exam preparation.  The program combines classrooms work along with print and computer based learning activities.

The program is organized into 8 modules that will cover best practices in the day-to-day functions of logistics professionals to drive improvement in distribution and transportation, maximize efficiency and impact the bottom line.

  1. Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
  2. Capacity Planning and Demand Management
  3. Order Management
  4. Inventory and Warehouse Management
  5. Transportation
  6. Global Logistics Considerations
  7. Logistics Network Design
  8. Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

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