No matter where you are in your logistics career, earning the CLTD credential will demonstrate your mastery of a broad range of logistic, transportation and distribution topics.

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JOB TITLES

  • Logistics manager/engineer
  • Logistician/analyst
  • Logistics planner/specialist
  • Distribution manager
  • Global sourcing, import/export
  • Inventory and logistics
  • Supply chain logistics
  • Traffic manager/analyst
  • Transportation/fleet mgr
  • Vendor managed inventory
  • Warehouse operations mgr
  • Warehousing distribution
  • Reverse logistics

INDUSTRY SECTORS

  • Automotive
  • Commodities & industrial
  • Defense & government
  • Food & beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Energy, oil, & gas
  • Pharmaceuticals & chemicals
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Humanitarian aid

EMPLOYER TYPES

  • 3PLs and logistics services: Asset based, non-asset based
  • Manufacturing firms: Direct or indirect
  • Retailers
  • Government/military
  • Mega-construction
  • Energy production/supply
  • Large distributors
  • Importers/exporters
  • Service industry providers
  • Consulting firms

TRANSPORTATION/DISTRIBUTION SUBDOMAINS

  • Air cargo
  • Contract logistics
  • Freight forwarding
  • Intermodal
  • IT solutions
  • Road freight
  • Ocean freight
  • Warehousing

KEY GEOGRAPHIC AREAS

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • Japan & Korea
  • SE Asia & Australia
  • Brazil/CESA
  • China/Hong Kong
WHERE DOES CLTD FIT?

APICS certification and education offerings cover the broad range of operations and supply chain disciplines.

The  Supply Chain Operations Reference Model, or SCOR, is widely recognized as the global model for supply chain efficiency. Some of the job titles for the five primary management processes fall under the categories Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Return.  APICS’ CPIM covers Plan and Make and CSCP covers the end-to-end supply chain.

The CLTD certification expands APICS’ reach in the Deliver and Return processes.

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