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APICS CLTD Learning System 2021.

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APICS CLTD Learning System 2021.

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APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)



The APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification provides a body of knowledge and best practices and standards for those professionals in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. The APICS CLTD certification serves the needs of professionals and employees around the world by reducing the impact of gaps in industry skills, as well as assisting employers in developing the staff necessary to meet customer demand and positively impact financial results.


Topics covered in this certification include:

  • Logistics fundamentals

  • Logistics strategy within the supply chain

  • Logistics planning

  • Capacity and demand management

  • Order management

  • Storage strategy

  • Lean logistics

  • Storage management

  • Packaging

  • Material handling

  • Transportation fundamentals, including:

    • Modes of transport

    • Routes of transport

    • Selection of carriers

    • Documentation used in transport

  • Global logistics considerations, including:

    • Infrastructure

    • Regulatory framework

    • customers

    • Payment options

    • Currency Considerations

    • Taxes

  • Design of logistics networks, including:

    • Location of facilities

    • Design

    • Risk management

  • Reverse logistics

  • Logistics and sustainability


Why should you get the APICS CLTD certification?

The CLTD program sets the standard for logistics certification. As a CLTD designee, you will stand out from your peers and demonstrate a commitment to advancing both your career and your business operations.


The CLTD designation will help you:


  • Master the essential knowledge necessary for logistics, transport and distribution.

  • Broaden your perspective on the logistics field and allow you to bring new ideas to your organization.

  • Keep up to date with global logistics trends and developments.

  • Increase your confidence by being recognized as a logistics expert.

  • Get the tools you need to help reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction.

Who should consider the APICS CLTD certification?





  • 3PLs and Logistics Services

–Asset-based, Not asset-based.

  • Manufacturing Organizations

–Direct or indirect.

  • Retailers.

  • Government / militia

  • Mega-Constructions

  • Energy Production / Supply

  • Large distributors

  • Importers / exporters

  • Service Industry Providers

  • Consulting firms


Industrial sectors

  • Automotive

  • Raw materials and industrial

  • Government and defense

  • Drinks and food

  • Health

  • Energy, oil and gas

  • Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals

  • Retail

  • Technology

  • Humanitarian aid


Sub-domains Transport / Distribution

  • Air cargo

  • Contract logistics

  • Freight forwarding

  • Intermodal

  • IT solutions

  • Land freight

  • Sea freight

  • Storage


Job titles

  • Logistics Engineer / Manager

  • Logistics analyst

  • Planner / logistics specialist

  • Distribution manager

  • Global sourcing, import / export

  • Inventory and logistics

  • Logistics and supply chain

  • Traffic Manager / Analyst

  • Transportation Manager

  • Vendor managed inventory

  • Manager Oper. Storage

  • Storage and distribution

  • Reverse logistics


Key geographic areas

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Africa

  • Middle East

  • Japan and Korea

  • SE Asia & Australia

  • Brazil / Central and South America

  • China / Hong Kong

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CLTD Webinar: Advance with the certification that delivers results.
CLTD Webinar: Advance with the certification that delivers results.

Content accessible via e-reader or e-download.

Interactive online study tools, optimized for mobile devices.

Includes video "Techniques and tips for the exam."

See the free CLTD learning system demo

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Upcoming CLTD Programs

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May - October 2021


CLTD study group

Live Online Format



May 29, 2021



October 09, 2021


Duration: 30 hours.


Hours: 9AM to 12M (UTC-5).


Classes on Saturdays, every 15 days.


CLTD Learning System - Self Study Program

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