Course Code: VC-E005


The APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification provides you with the information you need to meet today’s supply chain logistics challenges.

What’s the APICS CLTD?
Created by APICS and a team of subject matter experts, the CLTD designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation and distribution.

Why get certified?
As an APICS designee you will stand out from your peers, demonstrate a commitment to advancing both your career and your company’s operations and be able to apply your new skills and knowledge to make you more valuable to your organization.

The benefits of the APICS CLTD
Earning the CLTD credential will help you:
* Master the essential knowledge needed for the logistics, transportation and distribution industry
* Bring new ideas to your organization
* Remain current with global logistics trends and developments
* Boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert
* Reduce costs and impact your organization’s bottom line

APICS CLTD learning system:

The APICS CLTD Learning System is a comprehensive program that serves as a professional development and exam preparation tool. With a combination of print and web-based study tools, the Learning System also includes a free download of the current APICS CLTD Exam Content Manual.

Divided into eight modules across four books, the Learning System content is integrated with best practices in the day-to-day functions of logistics professionals to drive improvement in distribution and transportation, maximize efficiency and impact the bottom line.
1 Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
2 Capacity Planning and Demand Management
3 Order Management
4 Inventory and Warehouse Management
5 Transportation
6 Global Logistics Considerations
7 Logistics Network Design
8 Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

The APICS CLTD is designed for logistics professionals across all industries, especially:
Logistics managers/engineers
Supply chain logistics managers
Traffic managers
Transportation/fleet managers
Warehouse operations/distribution managers
Reverse logistics managers

No matter where you are in your career, earning the CLTD credential will demonstrate your mastery of a broad range of logistic, transportation and distribution topics.

The CLTD education will be conducted in 5 consecutive days.

For 2021 courses will run on demand. No open courses are scheduled for 2021.

Based on the amount of reading, it will take about 150 hours investment. The packaged price is € 3720, excl. VAT, including 1 year APICS PLUS membership, materials, admission to the CLTD learning environment, lessons and exam. Excluding hotel costs.

Enroll for the open CLTD course?


Interested in self study? Then you may want to choose the following option:
1 year APICS PLUS membership € 190 ex 21 %VAT
Self study package € 900 ex 9% VAT
Exam € 475 ex 21 % VAT
Note: the option without membership is € 210 more expensive (materials and exams at non-member prices).
If you need additional support you can join the class for € 2100.

Interested in in company CLTD education?

Then request information for self study or in-company possibilities

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If you’re ready to take your logistics career to the next level, you’re ready to get started.

Eligibility requirements for the APICS CLTD designation are:

  1. 3 years of related business experience or

  2. Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent*, or

  3. CSCP, CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, CTL, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations

*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.

Note: Eligibilty can be requested independent of your study. You can do it far in advance, so you have no surprises when you want to enroll for the exam.

Before you enroll yourself you can already take the following steps:

  1. Request your APICS id on the APICS website:
    APICS id

  2. and request your eligibilty for the CLTD exam through the APICS website: Rquest your eligibility

  3. Are you eligible for the exam? Then you may want to request your exam credit. Be aware: An exam credit has a validity of 6 months, so purchase this when you have stated your CLTD education.
    Exam credit aanvragen

Once you’ve earned the CLTD designation, get ready for new career opportunities!