APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)(June 1, 2020)

Offered by the Extension School of American Military University

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation, and distribution. Learn how to manage logistics as a cohesive system through the planning, designing, and controlling processes. Understand the trade-offs that come from aligning logistic strategies with organizational business goals and priorities. Identify microenvironmental factors of global logistics that impact countries and organizations around the world. Acquire the knowledge you need for the CLTD certification exam with subject-matter experts in this blended learning course.

With the purchase of this course, you will receive hard copy course materials and exam credit toward the CLTD Certification Exam. Learners who register up to the first day of class, may not receive hard copy materials during the first week. Contact your instructor if you are waiting for materials.

Next Course Start Date: June 1, 2020

$2,300.00

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Manage logistics as a cohesive system.
  • Understand the trade-offs to present a logistics strategy that aligns with the organizational strategy.
  • Create efficient forecasts to better align supply to demand.
  • Build planning, designing and controlling processes which manage and execute customers’ orders.
  • Maintain inventory levels to align with the business strategy and goals, supporting the coordination of supply and demand, while protecting inventory value.
  • Move goods and services throughout a firm’s supply chain, between where products are produced and where they are consumed, while allowing for competitive growth.
  • Identify macroenvironmental factors of global logistics that impact countries and organizations around the world.
  • Design the network of warehouses and transportation lanes to enable supply to be provided at the place and time of demand.
  • Develop a comprehensive reverse logistics strategy.

Course Curriculum

  • Course Expectations
    10 minutes
  • Course Schedule
    30 minutes
  • How This Course Works
    15 minutes
  • Pre-Work
    50 minutes
  • Welcome Video
    30 minutes
  • Instructor Bio
    30 minutes
  • Introduce Yourself
  • Study Groups
  • APICS CLTD Credential Success Story Preview
    30 minutes
  • Reading and Resources
    30 minutes
  • Module 1 A-B: Logistics Fundamentals and Role of Logistics in Supply Chain
    30 minutes
  • Week 1: Tradeoffs
  • Week 1: Total Cost Concept
  • Week 1: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    30 minutes
  • Week 1: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Reading and Resources
    30 minutes
  • Module 1 C: Logistics Strategy within the Supply Chain
    30 minutes
  • Module 1 D: Logistics Framework
    30 minutes
  • Module 1 E: Strategic Performance Management
    30 minutes
  • Module 1 F: Reengineering and Continuous Improvement
    30 minutes
  • Week 2: Make or Buy Decisions
  • Week 2: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    30 minutes
  • Week 2: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Reading and Resources
    30 minutes
  • Module 2 A: Facilities Planning and Network Design
    10 minutes
  • Module 2 B: Risk Management
    30 minutes
  • Week 3: Network Design Process
  • Week 3: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 3: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Readings and Resources
    120 minutes
  • Module 3 A: Sustainability
    5 minutes
  • Module 3 B: Reverse Logistics
    10 minutes
  • Week 4: Sustainability
  • Week 4: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 4: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Readings and Resources
    240 minutes
  • Module 4 A: Forecasting
    30 minutes
  • Module 4 B: Demand Management Preview
    30 minutes
  • Module 4 C: Translating Demand into Capacity Planning
    30 minutes
  • Module 4 D: Sales and Operations Planning
    30 minutes
  • Module 4 E: Distribution Requirements Planning
    30 minutes
  • Module 4 F: Master Scheduling and Material Requirements Planning
    30 minutes
  • Module 4 G: Sourcing and Procurement
    15 minutes
  • Week 5: Capacity
  • Week 5: Forecasting
  • Week 5: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 5: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Readings and Resources
    120 minutes
  • Module 5 A: Customer Relationship Management
    6 minutes
  • Module 5 B: Order Management Process
    7 minutes
  • Week 6: Fulfillment Channels
  • Week 6: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 6: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Reading and Resources
    240 minutes
  • Module 6 A: Inventory Management in Logistics
    4 minutes
  • Module 6 B: Inventory Control, Strategy, and Policy
    5 minutes
  • Week 7: EOQ
  • Week 7: Inventory
  • Week 7: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 7: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Readings and Resources
    180 minutes
  • Module 7 A: Warehouse Strategy and Tactics
    30 minutes
  • Module 7 B: Warehouse Processes
    30 minutes
  • Module 7 C: Warehouse Layout
    30 minutes
  • Week 8: Terminals
  • Week 8: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 8: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Reading and Resources
    120 minutes
  • Module 7 D: Materials Handling
    30 minutes
  • Module 7 E: Warehouse Systems and Automation
    30 minutes
  • Module 7 F: Packaging
    30 minutes
  • Week 9: ERP
  • Week 9: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 9: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Readings and Resources
    240 minutes
  • Module 8 A: Transportation Fundamentals
    10 minutes
  • Module 8 B-F: Modes of Transportation
    10 minutes
  • Week 10: Rail
  • Week 10: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 10: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Reading and Resources
    30 minutes
  • Module 8 G: Transportation Management
    4 minutes
  • Module 8 H: Transportation Administration
    30 minutes
  • Week 11: Outsourcing or Insourcing
  • Week 11: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Week 11: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Reading and Resources
    30 minutes
  • Module 9 A: Infrastructure and Systems
    4 minutes
  • Module 9 B: Regulations
    10 minutes
  • Module 9 C: Customs Clearing and Documentation
    10 minutes
  • Module 9 D: Finance and Payment Options
    5 minutes
  • Module 9 E: Currency and Tax Considerations
    10 minutes
  • Week 12: Customs Clearance
  • Week 12: Plans
  • Week 12: Peer Collaboration
  • Office Hours
    30 minutes
  • Week 12: Summary
    30 minutes
  • Reading and Resources
    56 minutes
  • Additional Information Certification Exam
    60 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • About the APICS CLTD Examination
    2 minutes

Your Certification Prep Program Includes

 

12 Weeks of Prep Content & Discussions

Designed to prepare you to obtain your industry-recognized certification, this 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. You are supported in a weekly structure designed to get you ready for the exam!

Access to a Team of Subject Matter Experts

This Instructor-Led Online course is asynchronous, meaning that the course content and activities are available to the student at their convenience. Courses are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. The course was designed to provide a variety of learning activities to aid in online learning success rates.

CLTD Exam Credit

Receive Exam Credit valued at $350 to be applied toward the CLTD Certification Exam. Details will be emailed from APICS at the completion of the course.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

This is self-paced and instructor-led learning course created by a team of experts. You have 12 weeks from the the start of the course to complete it. The CLTD Learning System and your exam voucher are valid for 12 months from the date your order is fulfilled by ASCM, which is typically two weeks prior to your course start date. The 12 months is broken up such that you will have 6 months to obtain your ATT (Authorization to Test) and then another 6 months to schedule and sit for the exam. The Extension School will notify you of fulfillment by email.

How long do I have access to the course?

You will have access to the course one year from the date the course starts.

Can I have face to face interaction with the Instructor?

Yes, you will have access to the Instructor via Office Hours.

Does this course have any certificates?

You will receive a certificate of participation for this course. Please note that it is not a professional certification course, but rather a preparation for your CLTD exam.

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