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Whether you’re seeking to become a certified CLTD or wish to enhance your understanding of the APICS Body of Knowledge, this certificate program is right for you. The APICS Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) Program covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation and distribution. This program is designed to cover key learning points of the APICS CLTD Learning System and/or to assist you prepare for the APICS exam.


 

Overview 

The CLTD designation was created by ASCM and a team of subject matter experts from the core AST&L CTL program. This certificate program covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation, and distribution. This exam review course is designed to cover key learning points of the APICS CLTD Learning System and assist you to prepare for the APICS CLTD exam.

 


 

Program Benefits

Preparing for and completing the CLTD designation will help you:

  • Master essential knowledge needed
  • Expand your outlook
  • Remain current with global logistics trends
  • Be recognized as a logistics expert
  • Reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction
  • Develop your professional network

 


 

Learning Outcomes

  • The elements of logistics to design and administer systems that control the movement and positioning of material
  • Information flows to satisfy customer requirements at the lowest total cost
  • The processes, best practices, and tools used by today’s logistics managers
  • The actions necessary to address logistics opportunities
  • Learn to communicate more effectively with others across your extended supply chain

 


 

  • Module 1

    Overview

    • Logistics processes and systems defining material and information flows
    • Cross-functional relationships with marketing, finance, and manufacturing
    • How to achieve consistent customer service at the lowest total cost
  • Module 2

    Capacity Planning Management

    • Strategic and operational considerations and alignment of resources
    • Trade-offs between logistics, procurement, manufacturing, and customer relationship management
    • Organizational forecast development
  • Module 3

    Order Management

    • Order management and customer service
    • Defining and measuring logistics customer service outputs
  • Module 4

    Inventory And Warehouse Management

    • Methods and techniques to control, manage, and store inventory
    • Economic and service benefits warehousing delivers
    • Warehouse types and operating characteristics
  • Module 5

    Transportation

    • Methods and techniques to control, manage, and store inventory
    • Economic and service benefits warehousing delivers
    • Warehouse types and operating characteristics
  • Module 6

    Global Logistics Considerations

    • Navigating complex supply chains from a total cost perspective
    • Transportation modal analysis, security considerations, and regulations
  • Module 7

    Logistics Network Design

    • Transportation and inventory impact on network design considerations
    • Introduction to modeling tools and techniques
    • The processes, resources, and tools for managing risk
  • Module 8

    Reverse Logistics Considerations 

    • Reverse supply chain flows and sustainability
    • Logistics social responsibility and the triple bottom line