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Certified Logistics, Transportation & Distribution (CLTD)

Why do you need to earn the APICS CLTD Designation?

The APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) program is the premier logistics educational program that provides a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for logistics best practices for professionals in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries.

The APICS CSCP Program/Designation?

  • To understand how successful logistics, transportation and distribution adds value to an organization
  • To learn how to develop a logistics strategy which aligns with corporate strategy
  • To explore how to design, plan, execute, control, and monitor supply chain activities
  • To evaluate the process constraints and choices within global logistics to establish a plan linked to overall strategy

To understand natural dynamics within the supply chain and the strategic importance of inventory and warehouse management

To learn the collaboration between different logistics, transportation and distribution techniques to provide maximum profit to the company

  • Module 1: Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
  1. Section A: Logistics Fundamentals
  2. Section B: Logistics Strategy within the Supply Chain
  3. Section C: Lean Logistics
  • Module 2: Capacity Planning and Demand Management
  1. Section A: Aligning Supply and Demand
  2. Section B: Translating Demand into Capacity Planning
  3. Section C: Demand Management
  4. Section D: Sourcing and Procurement of Inventory
  • Module 3: Order Management
  1. Section A: Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  2. Section B: Order Management
  3. Section C: Customer Service Management (CSM)
  • Module 4: Inventory and Warehouse Management
  1. Section A: Inventory Management in Logistics
  2. Section B: Inventory Management Methods
  3. Section C: Inventory Control
  4. Section D: Warehousing Strategy and Management
  5. Section E: Packaging and Materials Handling
  • Module 5: Transportation
  1. Section A: Transportation Fundamentals
  2. Section B: Modes of Transportation Section C: Transportation Management
  • Module 6: Global Logistics Considerations
  1. Section A: Infrastructure and System
  2. Section B: Regulations
  3. Section C: Customs Clearing and Documentation
  4. Section D: Finance and Payment Options
  5. Section E: Currency and Tax Considerations
  • Module 7: Logistics Network Design
  1. Section A: Facilities Planning
  2. Section B: Distribution Network Design
  3. Section C: Risk Management
  • Module 8: Reverse Logistics and Sustainability
  1. Section A: Reverse Logistics
  2. Section B: Sustainability
  • Business Heads
  • Business Process Designers and Implementers
  • Change Managers and Implementers
  • Consultants in Operations Management
  • Consultant in Supply Chain Management
  • Customer Service Managers
  • Demand Managers
  • Distribution Managers
  • Inventory Managers
  • Logistics Managers
  • Material Managers
  • Material Planners
  • Operations Heads
  • Operations Managers
  • Operations Planners
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Transportation Managers
  • Warehouse Managers
  • Individuals preparing for APICS CLTD exam

None. However, for the best learning experience, it is recommended that participants completely go through the print and online contents of participant hand-out before coming to the class.

APICS CLTD learning system that contains print modules (8 modules, 4 books), E-flash cards, practice test bank of more than 900 multiple choice questions, online access to pre-test, module & section specific quizzes, online progress report and post-test assessment questions required to complement APICS CLTD learning experience.

  • Minimum time required to cover the course materials: approx. 30 hours (5 days)
  • An additional 1 day is required for more discussions
  • An additional 1 days is required for performance check at the end of each session
  • An additional 0.5 day is required for pre-test
  • An additional 0.5 day is required for post-test
  • An additional 0.5 day is required for optional problem solving in participant workbook
  • An additional 0.5 days is required for vocabulary check-in participant workbook
  • An additional 2 days are required for mutual experience sharing by participants
  • An additional 14 days are required to prepare and cover a live case study based on actual working of the company with actual examples
  • A laptop with a USB port, MS-Office PowerPoint software and a projector
  • PowerPoint presenter with laser pointer
  • White-board with markers
  • Flip chart with at least 20 blank sheets
  • Digital camera
  • All participants must carry a laptop with Internet access for accessing online content from the class
  • Sign-up sheets
  • Name tents
  • Feedback forms

A certification of participation is awarded by APICS after successful completion of this course.