CLTD Certification

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Introduction to CLTD

APICS is launching an all-new certification program focusing on logistics, transportation and distribution July 2016. Candidates completing this comprehensive program will be able to demonstrate their in-depth knowledge of:

★ Logistics fundamentals
★ Logistics strategy within the supply chain
★ Logistics planning
★ Capacity and demand management
★ Order management
★ Warehouse strategy
★ Lean logistics
★ Warehouse management
★ Packaging _ Materials handling
★ Transportation fundamentals
★ Global logistics consideration
★ Logistics network design
★ Reverse logistics
★ Sustainability and logistics

The new high-stakes certification program—developed by APICS and subject matter experts—will offer new courseware, self-study and instructor-led learning options, and a single computer-based exam which will be delivered worldwide beginning October 1st 2016 throughout the Pearson VUE test center network.

CLTD Body of knowledge

★ I Logistics, Transportation & Distribution
★ II Warehousing
★ III Reverse Logistics

Eight modules covering key domains

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


★ Logistics manager/engineer
★ Logistician/analyst
★ Logistics planner/specialist
★ Distribution manager
★ 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

Endorsement Exam

There are eligibility requirements for the new CLTD Certification.
They match the eligibility requirements for CSCP:
3 years of related business experience OR Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent Or one of the listed certification designations.
CLTD exam takes 3.5 hours, with 150 questions