Many organizations in today’s environment are active on a worldwide basis with sourcing, assembling, manufacturing and distributing networks spanning the globe. This has led to an increased importance of the physical movement of raw materials, parts and finished products in today’s supply chains. Also the importance of managing the required documentation flows and compliance to various regulations has increased tremendously as items are being moved between continents and regions with different laws, requirements and regulations.
The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification is designed to provide individuals with a body of knowledge, best practices, technology know-how and standards to manage, execute and control the physical flow of items as well as the documentation flows required within their supply chain(s).
The CLTD seminar equips individuals with the necessary knowledge, frameworks and terminology to manage the company’s logistics, transportation, warehousing and distribution processes as well as the documentation flow required by focusing on the following topics:
- Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
- Capacity Planning and Demand Management
- Order Management
- Inventory and Warehouse Management
- Global Logistics Considerations
- Logistics Network Design
- Reverse Logistics and Sustainability
Participants to the CLTD seminar learn to evaluate and improve logistic, warehousing, transportation and distribution activities within an organization’s global operations framework. Furthermore, participants will be equipped with knowledge and best practices for today’s logistic, warehousing, transportation and distribution challenges given the rapidly changing global environment. Next to that, participants will learn all aspects of managing, evaluating and improving the required documentation flows and to adhere to international regulations related to the physical and documentation flows. Participants will also learn the necessary common terminology and definitions in order to speak the same language in the logistic, warehousing, transportation and distribution area.
The CLTD seminar is designed for individuals working in all processes related to the physical movement and storage of raw materials, parts, subassemblies and finished goods within a company as well as processes related to the required documentation flows relevant to the movement and storage of items. Examples of these functions are amongst others
- Logistics Manager
- Warehouse Manager
- Transportation Planner / Manager
- Import / Export Manager
- Material Manager
- Inventory Controller
- Customer Service Representative / Manager
- Network Planner / Manager
Next to that the CLTD seminar is a requirement for all individuals who want to increase their insight and understanding about the interactions and interdependencies between the logistics, warehousing, transportation and distribution processes within the supply chain. Examples of these functions are amongst others
- Material / Product Planner
- Material Manager
- Supply Planner
- Supply Chain / Operations consultant
- Supply Chain Analyst
- Inventory Planner / Analyst
- Demand Planner / Analyst
- Supply Chain Manager
Furthermore the CLTD seminar is designed for all individuals who would like to obtain the designation Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD).
An official APICS exam must be taken to qualify as CLTD certified.
To be eligible to take the APICS CLTD, a candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
- Possess at least three (3) or more years of supply chain related work experience
- Hold a conferred bachelor's degree or the international equivalent
- Hold an APICS CPIM, APICS CFPIM, APICS CIRM, APICS SCOR-P, CPM, CSM or CPSM designation
A candidate who passes the CLTD exam will receive a personalized certificate Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution and is entitled to use the acronym CLTD as a title.
The CLTD seminar is a 6 day seminar which consists of a mix of case studies, quiz questions, interactive role play, videos, serious games, knowledge and best practice transfer via presentation. The seminars are delivered in English and all training materials are in English as well. Exercises to repeat the content, knowledge tests and other exercises during the session and at the end of each session, ensure, that the trainer receives an immediate feedback on the knowledge transfer success.
To guarantee the best interaction with and within the group we recommend a group size of maximum 16 participants.