Validate your Ability to Lead

The APICS CLTD program addresses the market need for additional training, knowledge and expertise in the expanding field of logistics and transportation. Developed in tandem with subject matter experts, the new certification will set the global standard for logistics best practices and aims to elevate knowledge and skills in logistics, transportation and distribution practitioners. 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 Need to Earn the APICS CLTD Designation

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

An APICS CLTD designation will help you:

– Master essential logistics, transportation and distribution knowledge to elevate performance
– Expand your outlook on the logistics field and enable you to bring new ideas to your organization
– Keep current with global logistics trends and developments
– Apply knowledge to reduce costs and positively impact operations
– Demonstrate and recognize subject matter expertise

How To Get There

The APICS CLTD program consists of eight modules with an exam that reflects critical areas in logistics, transportation and distribution for the roles and responsibilities of logistics managers. The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions (130 operational and 20 pretest). Candidates will have 3.5 hours to complete the exam. To earn the APICS CLTD certification, you must master each of the following:


MODULE 1 - Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
MODULE 2 - Capacity Planning and Demand Management
MODULE 3 - Order Management
MODULE 4 - Inventory and Warehouse Management
MODULE 5 - Transportation
MODULE 6 - Global Logistics Considerations
MODULE 7 - Logistics Network Design     
MODULE 8 - Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

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