APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)

Become a recognized expert in the logistics, transportation and distribution fields. Certification demonstrates in-depth knowledge of a broad range of topics to set you apart from your colleagues — proving your high level of knowledge and skills. You'll be a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s global economy.


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 latest trends in global supply chain logistics
  • Impact your organization's bottom line
  • Demonstrate logistics mastery of knowledge


How to prepare for the CLTD Exams

ASCI provides a number of tools and resources to support candidates in their journey toward certification. find the learning option that works best for you, self-study, classroom instruction or tutored.

Self Study

Purchase the CLTD Learning System.  Learn on your own anytime, day or night, to accommodate your demanding schedule.

Instructor Led

Classes are offered by our recognized APICS instructors throughout the year.  Register for an Instructor Led course.

Instructor Supported (Coming in 2018)

Purchase tutoring hours with one of our recognized APICS instructors.  These hours can be utilised to help you as you work your way through the Learning System in preperation for your exam.


CLTD Exam Process & Details

Take the next step toward earning your CLTD designation! Passing the CLTD exam demonstrates your commitment to your career and mastery of knowledge within a company's logistics, transport and distribution activities.

CLTD Eligibility

Prior to taking the CLTD exam, you must submit an eligibility application two weeks prior to the day you register for the exam.

Please LOGIN (you will be taken to the APICS website) to complete your eligibility application.

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

*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.

CLTD Exam Locations

APICS exams are delivered visa computer-based testing (CBT) at Pearson VUE test centers, which are located around the world.

Purchase the CLTD Exam

Contact the ASCI National Office to purchase your APICS Exam Credit.
Review the APICS Exam Handbook for full details on exam process and procedures.