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Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)

The CLTD program helps you demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a broad range of supply chain logistics topics to set you apart from your peers — proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

Why you should earn the CLTD designation

  • Increase your salary - on average designees see a 21% increase
  • APICS Certified individuals report salaries 18% higher than those with other certifications
  • 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

Read how CLTD has impacted careers and organizations worldwide


Gary Smith, CPIM-F, CSCP, CLTD
Vice President for Supply and Logistics, New York City Transit

How to earn your CLTD

Eligible candidates must pass one exam, which reflects eight critical areas in logistics, transportation and distribution and are required to maintain the CLTD designation every five years.

We offer a variety of  CLTD study tools and courses depending on your preferred method of learning:

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Once you’ve prepared for the exam, schedule and take the CLTD exam at a location near you.

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  • 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.

  • Prepare for CLTD Exam

    We offer a variety of resources to build candidates’ knowledge of the CLTD subject matter and support CLTD exam preparation.

  • CLTD Exam Process

    Learn more about the CLTD exam, including specifics on exam content, exam locations and fees and how to purchase an Authorization to Test (ATT).

  • Schedule Your CLTD Exam

    Ready to schedule your exam? Find exam dates and testing locations around the world.

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