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The APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation provides a comprehensive body ofknowledge, best practices and standards for those in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. The APICS CLTD designation serves the needs of both professionals and employers around the world by reducing the impact of industry skills gaps as well as assisting employers in developing the personnel needed to meet customer demand and
impact bottom-line results.




    APICS – The Association for Operations Management – is a not-for-profit international educational organization, known throughout the world for its education and professional certification programs, advancing productivity, innovation and competitive success.

    APICS offers 3 internationally recognized certification programs

    • APICS CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management)
    • APICS CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)
    • APICS CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution)

    PICS Belgium is the official APICS associate for Belgium.


      Earning the CLTD credential makes you a recognized expert in the logistics, transportation and distribution fields. Certification demonstrates in-depth knowledge of a broad range of topics to set you apart from your colleagues — proving your high level of knowledge and skills. The CLTD will make you a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s global economy.

      Earning your credential will help you:

      • Boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert.
      • Master the essential knowledge for logistics, transportation and distribution professionals as defined by the new CLTD Exam Content Manual.
      • Expand your outlook on the logistics field and bring new ideas to your workplace.
      • Remain current with global logistics trends and developments.
      • Stand out from other candidates in a job search.
      • Demonstrate your long-term commitment to the logistics, transportation and distribution profession.


      The APICS CLTD Learning System delivers the most effective CLTD certification exam preparation. It is divided into eight modules across four books that reflect the entire APICS CLTD Exam Content Manual (ECM), utilizing the source bibliography references identified in the ECM as well as other current logistics reference materials.

      The content is integrated with best practices in the day-to-day functions of logistics professionals that drive the improvement in distribution and transportation necessary to maximize an organization’s efficiency and impact the bottom-line.


      To earn your APICS CLTD designation, you must pass one comprehensive exam. Prior to taking the exam, you must be eligible. Eligibility applications must be received two weeks prior to the day you register for the exams.
      To be eligible for the APICS CLTD designation, you must have:

      • 3 years of related business experience or
      • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent*, or
      • CTL, CSCP, CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations

      *APICS defines the international equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree as the level of study that would qualify an individual for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.

    • Earning your CLTD

      • To earn the CLTD designation, candidates must pass one, four-hour comprehensive exam.
      • The exam will consist of 175 multiple-choice questions and will be delivered computer based testing (= CBT).
      • For more information  : see “Exams”.

    • Module 1: Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
    • Module 2: Capacity Planning and Demand Management
    • Module 3: Order Management
    • Module 4: Inventory and Warehouse Management
    • Module 5: Transportation
    • Module 6: Global Logistics Considerations
    • Module 7: Logistics Network Design
    • Module 8: Reverse Logistics and Sustainability
  • The CLTD program consists of eight modules with an exam that reflects critical areas in logistics, transportation and distribution for the roles and responsibilities of logistics managers. The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions (130 operational and 20 pretest). Candidates will have 3.5 hours to complete the exam.

    • Computer Based Testing (CBT)

      • APICS will deliver its exams exclusively in computer-based testing (CBT) format and standardize registration and testing procedures around the globe.
      • More general information : click here


      • Do you already have an APICS-user ID or are you a new user ?
      • An APICS ID number is required if you want to schedule an exam.
      • So if you are a new user and if you want to create a profile now, please complete the form to receive an APICS ID number.
      • Then, follow the instructions on the “Success! Screen” to access your APICS-user ID and receive content that is customized just for you.


      • To earn your APICS CLTD designation, you must pass one comprehensive exam.
      • Prior to taking the exam, you must be eligible, so all APICS CSCP candidates need to apply for eligibility before taking the exam.
      • Eligibility applications must be received two weeks prior to the day you register for the exams.
      • To be eligible for the APICS CSCP, a candidate must meet one of the following criteria :
        • hold a conferred bachelor’s degree or equivalent
        • hold an APICS CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations
        • possess at least 3 years of related business experience
      • Application process :
        • Candidates must complete the online application at
        • Fill out the application form and provide current contact information.
        • Candidates will receive immediate status approval notification upon submission of application.

      APICS reserves the right to randomly audit candidates’ qualifications and experience prior to approval.
      Candidates who have been randomly chosen for audit will also receive an immediate notification when applying along with detailed application audit instructions.


      • PICS Belgium will buy the exam voucher for you and send you an invoice.
      • Standard tariff per CSCP exam voucher  :
        • 525 € per exam voucher + 21% VAT
      • Therefor please send a mail to with the following information, so PICS can buy the exam voucher  :
        • First Name :
        • Last Name :
        • Email address :
        • APICS ID-nr :
        • Has your eligibility been approved ? yes / no
        • Exam : CLTD
        • Country where you would like to do this exam (normally : Belgium) :
        • Invoice address :
        • PO-nr necessary ? yes/ no
          • if yes, please send this number as soon as possible


      •  As soon as PICS has bought this exam voucher, you will receive a mail with further instructions and you will have to request an “ATT-request” (Authorization to Test) .


      •  As soon as your ATT is OK,  further instructions regarding how to schedule this exam via Pearson VUE -> different possibilities regarding locations will follow by mail. Testing dates will be on demand.

    • non-PICS members

      • training including the CLTD Learning System (which is the mandatory APICS course material) :
        • 2 390 € p.p. + 21% VAT
      • exam voucher  :
        • 525 € p.p. + 21% VAT

      PICS members

      • training including the CLTD Learning System (which is the mandatory APICS course material) :
        • 2 340 € p.p. + 21% VAT
      • exam voucher  :
        • 525 € p.p. + 21% VAT


      • PICS Belgium is recognized by the Flemish government as a certified training center.
      • This means you can save up to 40% by using “KMO portefeuille” (this is only applicable on the training fee | not on the learning material nor catering | not on the VAT-amount).

      KMO portefeuille

      Click here for more information regarding our PICS-membership !




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