MODEL SITE – APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)

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 3, 2019

$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: Logistics Fundamentals
    30 minutes
  • Office Hours
    30 minutes
  • Week 1 Wrap-Up
    30 minutes
  • Week 1 Assignment
    Text Based
  • Tradeoffs
  • Total Cost Concept
  • Week 1 – Peer Collaboration
  • Reading and Resources
    30 minutes
  • Module 1 C: Lean Logistics
    30 minutes
  • Module 2 A: Aligning Supply and Demand
    30 minutes
  • Module 2 B: Translating Demand Into Capacity Planning
    30 minutes
  • Module 2 C: Demand Management Preview
    30 minutes
  • Office Hours
    30 minutes
  • Week 2 Wrap-Up
    30 minutes
  • Week 2 Assignment
    Text Based
  • Capacity
  • Forecasting
  • Week 2 Peer Collaboration
  • Reading and Resources
    30 minutes
  • Module 2 D: Sourcing and Procurement of Inventory
    15 minutes
  • Module 3 A: Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
    6 minutes
  • Module 3 B: Order Management
    7 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Topic Area 7: How are Classified and Controlled Materials Shared?
    30 minutes
  • Fulfillment Channels
  • Enterprise Resource Planning – ERP Systems
  • Week 3 Peer Collaboration
  • Topic Area 8: How Do My Actions Affect My Status as an Intelligence Professional?
    30 minutes
  • Readings and Resources
    120 minutes
  • Module 3 C: Customer Service Management (CSM)
    6 minutes
  • Module 4 A: Inventory Management in Logistics
    4 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • EOQ
  • IFPC Practice Exam #1
    90 questions
  • Week 4 Peer Collaboration
  • Readings and Resources
    240 minutes
  • IFPC Practice Exam #2
    91 questions
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Module 4 B: Inventory Management Methods
    2 minutes
  • Outsourcing
  • Week 5 Peer Collaboration
  • Readings and Resources
    120 minutes
  • Module 4 C: Inventory Controls
    5 minutes
  • Module 5 A: Transportation Fundamentals
    10 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Terminals
  • Week 6 Peer Collaboration
  • Readings and Resources
    240 minutes
  • Module 5 B: Modes of Transportation
    10 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Rail
  • Week 7 Peer Collaboration
  • Readings and Resources
    180 minutes
  • Module 5 C: Transportation Management
    4 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Outsourcing or Insourcing
  • Week 8 Peer Collaboration
  • Readings and Resources
    120 minutes
  • Module 6 A: Infrastructure and System
    4 minutes
  • Module 6 B: Regulations
    10 minutes
  • Module 6 C: Customs Clearing and Documentation
    10 minutes
  • Module 6 D: Finance and Payment Options
    5 minutes
  • Module 6 E: Currency and Tax Considerations
    10 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Customs Clearance
  • Week 9 Peer Collaboration
  • Readings and Resources
    240 minutes
  • Module 7A: Facilities Planning
    10 minutes
  • Module 7B: Distribution and Network Design
    10 minutes
  • Module 8A: Reverse Logistics
    10 minutes
  • Module 8B: Sustainability
    5 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Marginal Cost Analysis and Customer Service
  • Network Design – Examples
  • Week 10 Peer Collaboration
  • Reading and Resources: Review for Post Test & Practice Exam
    30 minutes
  • Additional Information to Review for Post Test and Practice Exam
    5 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Sustainability – Global Reporting Initiative
  • Week 11 Peer Collaboration
  • Reading and Resources
    56 minutes
  • Additional Information Certification Exam
    60 minutes
  • Office Hours
    5 minutes
  • Plans
  • Week 12 Peer Collaboration
  • 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 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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