Become a recognized expert in the logistics, transportation and distribution fields.

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD) certification demonstrates in-depth knowledge of a broad range of topics to set you apart from your peers — proving your high level of knowledge and skills. Earning the APICS CLTD certification will demonstrate your commitment to advancing both your career and your company’s operations.

Your investment will continue to reward your efforts; your certification goes where you go and leads to recognition and respect for your abilities as a logistics professional.



CLTD is designed for logistics, transportation and distribution professionals across all industries, especially:

  • Logistics managers/engineers
  • Supply chain logistics managers
  • Traffic managers
  • Transportation/fleet managers
  • Warehouse operations/distribution managers
  • Reverse logistics managers

Why you should earn the CLTD designation.

  • Gain recognition in the field as a logistics expert
  • Build credibility and set yourself apart from peers
  • Learn the latest trends in global supply chain logistics
  • Impact your organization’s bottom line
  • Demonstrate logistics mastery of knowledge

CLTD exam preparation

Your journey begins with the CLTD Learning System:

  • The CLTD Learning System is a comprehensive preparation option that builds on your strengths and improves your knowledge.
  • Choose the learning option that works best for you, instructor-led classes or self-study.
  • Take the exam. Designees only need to pass one exam to earn the CLTD certification.