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CLTD Certification Training Course - Certified in Logistics, Transportation & Distribution 

Certified in logistics, transportation, and distribution (CLTD) is an advanced-level certification endorsed by The APICS. It delves beyond basic supply chain knowledge, as it entitles you to advance logistics, transportation, and distribution management, by learning much-needed practices and the latest strategies and tools.

With the CLTD certification course, you’ll gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of how to outsmart operations complexities, set strategies aligned with the enterprise’s goals, and get a competitive edge.

The APICS CLTD training is a certificate exam preparation and comprehensive program that equips you with advanced skills to become proficient in logistics, transportation, and distribution management and boosts your professional development. This training helps you pass the global exam on the first try.

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6 Days


24 Hours

Nearest Session

6 Oct 2024



This course includes:

  • Interactive Training Method
  • 100+ Practice Questions
  • Certified Trainer
  • Convenient Delivery Option
  • 24/7 Learner Support
  • Content Designed by Industry Experts
  • One Year Subscription

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What to Expect from this CLTD Certification Training Course?

CLTD or Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution is a professional certification accredited by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS).

It demonstrates your versatility in managing logistics, transportation, and distribution, the key components in supply chain management which means executing a set of activities that turn raw materials into optimized products delivered to the customer at the end. It is also defined as an optimization process of the movement of goods and products flowing in all phases.

The CLTD training aimed at:

1- Mastering Logistics Management

The CLTD course is your guide to gaining a holistic insight into logistics locally and globally and understanding its strategy within the supply chain. You’ll learn how to design a logistics network, implement logistics technologies and tools, and expand networks with top logistics professionals. Furthermore, it’s expected to stay up-to-date with the latest trends in logistics.

Logistics, transportation, and distribution professionalism help to enhance customer service and adapt to the industry variables, which in turn boosts organizational performance development.

2- Developing Supply Chain Skills

With the CLTD course, you’ll be empowered to handle supply chain issues and provide effective solutions for E-commerce challenges.

3- Enhancing Customer Satisfaction

It’s expected to learn how to understand customer’s needs better and develop strategies to enhance customer service and minimize costs.

4- Mastering Supply Chain Management

You’ll learn how to be adept in warehouse management, inventory management, order management, and demand management.


Who Needs the CLTD Certification? 

CLTD is designed for you if you do any of these tasks:

  • Overseeing planning and execution of forward and reverse logistics.
  • Designing logistics networks.
  • Order management.
  • Customer service management.
  • Warehouse or distribution inventory management.
  • Warehouse strategy or layout.
  • Warehouse space management.
  • Logistics/distribution/warehouse technology and information processing.
  • Executing requirements for the planning, scheduling and budgeting of transportation systems.
  • Performing economic classification and choosing shipment methods for both incoming and outgoing materials and products.
  • Carrier selection and negotiations.
  • Transportation mode analysis.
  • Global logistics responsibilities.
  • Logistics or transportation risk.

What are the Acquired Skills of the CLTD Course?

Earning a CLTD certificate demonstrates your professionalism in the industry by the following advanced skills:

  • Solving logistics problems.
  • Decision-making.
  • Communication and collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Order management.
  • Inventory management.
  • Logistics risk management.
  • Negotiation with vendors
  • Team management.
  • Demand forecasting.
  • Warehouse management.

CLTD Certification Online Training Course 

Bakkah offers remote CLTD training that covers these details:

  • 6 Days of training.
  • Digital and printed books.
  • Online tools, quizzes, tests and learning activities.
  • Tests with immediate feedback.
  • Practice Exams.
  • Online Resource Center.
  • Exam Question Guide (ECM).

CLTD Certification Prerequisite

To be eligible to take the APICS CLTD exam, you must have at least one of the following:

  • 3 years of experience in any business related to the industry.
  • A bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent.
  • An Active CSCP, CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, CTL, C.P.M, CSM, or CPSM certification.

CLTD Exam Format

  • 150 questions (130 operational and 20 pretests).
  • 3.5 hours duration.
  • The score range ranges from 200 to 350 (the passing score is 300 points or higher).

Visit PearsonVUE for more information on testing.

CLTD Certification:

To earn a CLTD designation, you must pass one comprehensive exam.

Course Outline

  • Logistics Fundamentals 
  • Logistics Strategy within the Supply Chain 
  • Facilities Planning
  • Distribution Network Design 
  • Risk Management 
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Sustainability 
  • Balance demand management with LTD capacity (long, medium, short-term) 
  • Translating Demand into Capacity Planning 
  • Demand Management 
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Order Management 
  • Inventory Management in Logistics
  • Inventory Management Methods 
  • Inventory Control, Strategy, and Policy 
  • Warehouse Strategy, Ownership Types and Roles
  • Warehouse Processes, Layout and Automation 
  • Material Handling and Packaging
  • Transportation Fundamentals 
  • Modes of Transportation and Selection Considerations
  • Transportation Management
  • Infrastructure and System 
  • Regulations
  • Customs Clearing and Documentation 


Generally Yes. But you always get confirmation of the session's date one week before the selected date, and based on that, communication is established with the registered participants.

Yes, Candidates must meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • Hold a conferred bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Possess at least three years of related business experience.

Yes, available in Online.


3.5 Hours




24 Hours, Notification will be sent via email to qualified candidates within 24hours of completing the exam with detailed instructions on how to obtain their certificate.


Committee through a psychometrically-valid standard setting process. During this process, a task force of subject matter experts discusses the minimum level of competence that is required for passing the examination and obtaining the credential. After evaluating and analyzing the difficulty of each question, as well as the specific knowledge, skills and abilities that qualified practitioners possess, a raw cut score, or the passing score, is set for that particular exam form. This becomes the standard for the program.


Candidates who fail an APICS exam must wait 14 full days before retaking the same exam. Candidates may test on the 15th day following their last exam (the day of the exam does not count toward to the 14 days). There are no exceptions to this policy.


Yes, Once an exam authorization is scheduled, appointments can only be rescheduled and cannot be canceled. Candidates need to reschedule their exam appointment can make modifications directly in their MY ACCOUNT under the Exam Authorization and Credits section or by calling PearsonVUE directly. There is a non-refundable USD $45 rescheduling fee. Candidates must reschedule more than 24 hours before their scheduled exam appointment. If the candidate does not sit for the test, the exam fees are forfeit. ASCM does not accept reschedule requests.


Candidates who have obtained the APICS mandate are eligible for certification. Eligible candidates will be sent an email notification within 24 hours of completing the exam along with detailed instructions on how to obtain their certificates. Candidates can choose one of the two delivery options in my account:

  • Download an electronic certificate without fees and print it locally.
  • Request a printed certificate. The first certificate to be requested is free (and may require shipping fees).

Depending on the shipping method chosen by the filter.


Yes, the electronic certificate can be downloaded without fees and printed locally.


All Bakkah trainers are certified practitioners with several years in teaching.






Yes. To preserve the integrity and value of APICS certification programs, all designees must meet certification maintenance requirements. The APICS certification maintenance program allows designees to acquire ongoing knowledge in their field and demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through professional development activities. Go to apics.org/maintenance for specific maintenance requirements.


Yes, you can request a printed certificate. The first certificate to be requested is free (and may require shipping fees) depending on the shipping method chosen by the candidate.






The course is currently available online only. We will be launching the self-study option shortly.




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