APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification provides you with the information you need to meet today’s supply chain logistics challenges.

As supply chains evolve and expand, APICS members are becoming more involved in logistics, transportation and distribution functions. This certification program addresses the growing need for training, knowledge and expertise within the field of logistics and transportation. The APICS CLTD designation will equip individuals and teams with essential knowledge to reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction and achieve recognition as a logistics expert.

Why you should earn the CLTD designation

  • Gain recognition in the field as a logistics expert
  • Build credibility and set yourself apart from peers
  • Learn latest trends in global supply chain logistics
  • Impact your organization's bottom line
  • Demonstrate logistics mastery of knowledge

Eight modules have been identified for the CLTD Body of Knowledge

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
  • Capacity Planning and Demand Management
  • Order Management
  • Inventory and Warehouse Management
  • Transportation
  • Global Logistics Considerations
  • Logistics Network Design
  • Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

By earning the APICS CLTD credential, you and your team will:

  • Master essential logistics, transportation and distribution knowledge to elevate performance
  • Bring new ideas and best practices forward
  • Keep current with global logistics trends and developments
  • Apply learnings to reduce costs and positively impact operations
  • Demonstrate and recognize subject matter expertise
  • Logistics manager/engineer
  • Logistician/analyst
  • Logistics planner/specialist
  • Distribution manage
  • Global sourcing, import/export
  • Inventory and logistics
  • Supply chain logistics
  • Traffic manager/analyst
  • Transportation/fleet mgr
  • Vendor managed inventory
  • Warehouse operations mgr
  • Warehousing distribution
  • Reverse logistics