The APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation assess individuals based on a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices and standards for those in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries.

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 — proving your 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.

This 14-week (3 hours per week) course will guide students through the APICS CLTD Learning System.

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Be at the forefront of the next frontier in supply chain logistics by proving an in-depth understanding of how to streamline logistics, transportation and distribution

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The new APICS CLTD exam consists of eight content areas. To earn the CLTD certification, you must master each of the following: 

MODULE 1: Logistics Overview and Strategy

  • Logistics Fundamentals

  • The Role, Value, and Cost of Logistics

  • Logistics Strategy within the Supply Chain

  • Logistics Framework

  • Strategic Performance Management

  • Reengineering and Continous Improvement

MODULE 2: Logistics Network Design

  • Facilities Planning and Network Design

  • Risk Mangement

MODULE 3: Sustainability and Reverse Logistics

  • Sustainaability

  • Reverse Logistics

MODULE 4: Capacity Planning and Demand Management

  • Forecasting

  • Demand Manegement

  • Translating Demand into Capacity Planning

  • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

  • Distribution and Requirements Planning (DRP)

  • Master Scheduling and Material Requirements Planning

  • Sourcing Procurement

MODULE 5: Order Management

  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

  • Order Management Process

MODULE 6: Inventory Management

  • Inventory Management in Logistics

  • Inventory Control, Strategy, and Policy

MODULE 7: Warehouse Management

  • Warehouse Strategy and Tactics

  • Warehouse Processes

  • Warehouse Layout

  • Materials Handling

  • Warehouse Systems and Automation

  • Packaging

MODULE 8: Transportation

  • Transportation Fundamentals

  • Road Transportation

  • Rail Translortation

  • Air Transportation

  • Ocean and Indland Waterways Transportation

  • Intermodal and Other Transportation Modes

  • Transportation Management

  • Transportation Administration

MODULE 9: Global Logsitics Considerations

  • Infrastructure and Systems

  • Regulations

  • Customs Clearing and Documentation

  • Finance and Payment Options

  • Currency and Tax Considerations

The registration fee for this course includes the APICS CLTD Learning System materials and on-line tools. Please note that fees for taking the CLTD exam is separate and has to be booked via Pearson Vue.

Preview the APICS CLTD Exam Content Manual

Click here to complete the CLTD Eligibility Application