The Logistics Basics program offers a dynamic instructor-led, classroom based educational opportunity for people that are early in their logistics careers, or people in other areas looking to expand their knowledge of logistics, warehousing, transportation, and distribution. Participants will learn the core fundamentals of the field as well as hands-on approaches to addressing some of the logistics challenges an organization may face in a modern globalized business world.

This 6 week program takes attendees through the concepts that companies must do well to remain competitive and increase their bottom line. Each week covers a new subject and participation in all 6 sessions results in a certificate of completion.

Six 3-hour sessions (one per week)

  1. Introduction to Distribution, Logistics, & Network Design

  2. Inventory Management & Control

  3. Warehouse Management

  4. Packaging & Materials Handling

  5. Transportation Management

  6. Transportation Operations & Global Logistics


  Course Membership Rebate Total Cost
APICS Members $475 - - $475
Non-Members $475 - - $475
Course + APICS Core membership* $475 $180 ($50) $605
Course + APICS Plus membership* $475 $220 ($50) $645

For group rate, please email us at [email protected]

*A Professional APICS Core membership costs $180 for 12 months. Other membership options available. For details please visit APICS

Who should attend?

  • Individuals looking to start a career in Warehouse, Logistics, Distribution, or who are interested in a base foundation before beginning their CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Transportation & Distribution) course.

  • Professionals working in Logistics, or those working in positions that interact with Logistics - such as Manufacturing, Product Development, Purchasing, Engineering, Customer Service, Finance & Accounting, IT, Sales, etc.

  • Individuals looking for ideas on how to improve the overall effectiveness of their processes.

What recent attendees have said about this program:

“[Instructors were] very passionate & informative, funny & engaging.”

“Very knowledgeable and engaging. Great course.”

“Will encourage co-workers to take the class.”

“[Instructor] demonstrated knowledge which allowed me to learn about logistics topics that I had never been exposed to.”