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.

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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


APICS has established pre-requesites in order to sit for certifcation exam.

  • 3 years of related business experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent*, OR
  • Hold one of the following professional designations: CPIM, CTL, CSCP, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM

APICS defines the international equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree as the level of study that would qualify an individual for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.

CLTD Program Summary Outline can be found HERE.

Exam format

CLTD is a 3.5-hour exam consisting of 150 multiple-choice questions administered through Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide

More information on CLTD can be found here.

As an APICS member, you have access to the extensive APICS body of knowledge and career enhancement opportunities. Members SAVE over $500 on the CLTD Learning System and exam. Find out if the CLTD program is right for you or your organization!

In addition, we invite you to visit for information on the exam, eligibility and maintenance requirements, and LEARNCLTD.COM to view the CLTD Demo.

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