CLTD Certification - Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Earn Your CLTD Certificate (Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution) with APICS Houston

One career. One credential. One choice—CLTD.

Interested in discovering how a certificate in supply chain management and logistics could advance your career? Meet the supply chain logistics challenges of today head on by earning your Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification from APICS Houston. Our customized study course will set you apart from your peers and make you a recognized expert in the logistics, transportation, and distribution fields.

Isn’t it time you moved your career forward with the CLTD certification?

Why Should You Seek a CLTD Certification from APICS Houston?

The CLTD designation is an advanced certificate in supply chain management, ideal for those who oversee teams and need to ensure smooth operations. Earning the CLTD designation will help you:

  • Master the essential knowledge needed for the logistics, transportation, and distribution industry

  • Expand your outlook on the logistics field and enable you to being new ideas to your organization

  • Remain current with global logistics trends and developments

  • Boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert

  • Provide you with the tools you need to help reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction

APICS CLTD designees perform at a higher level thanks to advanced knowledge of the strategies and concepts that help organizations reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction.

What Does a CLTD Course Involve?

Earning a certificate in supply chain management and logistics paves the way for infinite future opportunities. The 8 module CLTD certification course gives a comprehensive overview on:

Logistics and Supply Chain Overview

  • Logistics Fundamentals

  • Logistics Strategy within the Supply Chain

  • Lean Logistics

Capacity Planning & Demand Management

  • Aligning Supply and Demand

  • Translating Demand into Capacity Planning

  • Demand Management

  • Sourcing and Procurement of Inventory

Order Management

  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

  • Order Management

  • Customer Service Management (CSM)

Inventory and Warehouse Management

  • Inventory Management in Logistics

  • Inventory Management Methods

  • Inventory Control

  • Warehousing Strategy and Management

  • Packaging and Materials Handling


  • Transportation Fundamentals

  • Modes of Transportation

  • Transportation Management

Global Logistics Considerations

  • Infrastructure and System

  • Regulations

  • Customs Clearing and Documentation

  • Finance and Payment Options

  • Currency and Tax Considerations

Logistics Network Design

  • Facilities Planning

  • Distribution Network Design

  • Risk Management

Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

  • Reverse Logistics

  • Sustainability

Is the CLTD Course for You?

The APICS CLTD certification is designed for logistics, transportation, and distribution professionals across all industries, including:

  • Logistics managers/engineers

  • Supply chain logistics managers

  • Traffic managers

  • Transportation/fleet managers

  • Warehouse operations/distribution managers

  • Reverse logistics managers

How Do You Register for a CLTD Certification Course?

Our courses, offered throughout the year, are designed to fit into your schedule. You can find a listing of all our APICS Houston courses here. Registration is simple and quick.

Register for a CLTD course today!

How Will the CLTD certification Course From APICS Houston Benefit You?

A CLTD designation gives you the in-depth knowledge you need to demonstrate your mastery of supply chain logistics. Taking our APICS Houston course allows you to gain more skills in an environment that maximizes your potential.

Benefits of attending an APICS Houston course:

  • Led by certified and experienced instructors

  • Classroom environment ensures you will stay on track with your studies

  • Peer discussions help reinforce learning materials

  • Network with other APICS members

You earn your CLTD designation by passing one exam. Classes aren’t a prerequisite for taking the exam; however, our CLTD certification course provides you with the skills you need to pass it.

To learn more about certification testing and fees, visit the exam registration page.

Invest in Yourself

A CLTD designation doesn’t just teach you the skills you need to excel in your position. It affords you respect for your abilities as a logistics professionals. To learn more about CLTD pricing and scholarship opportunities, visit our calendar.

We are proud to offer discounts for the following groups:

Seeking Work - 30% off
Veteran - 50% off
Disabled - percent off equal to percent of disability
Active Military - 50% off

CLTD Eligibility

To earn your CLTD designation, you must meet certain eligibility requirements. You must confirm your eligibility at least two weeks prior to taking the exam.

Eligibility requirements for CLTD:

  • 3 years of related business experience or

  • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent, or

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

Interested in Learning More?

Additional information on CLTD certification can be found at or by contacting our VP of Education.

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