Certified Logistics, Transporation, and Distribution (CLTD) @ COC

February 12, 2020
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center
University Center Dr. near Rockwell Canyon
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Certified Logistics, Transportation, & Distribution (CLTD)

New APICS Course covering the back end of the supply chain (Shipping, Distribution, and Returns)

Warehouse Do you work in the "Deliver" and "Return" part of your company? Then this class is for you!

12 sessions, 48 hours College of the Canyons (COC) -  Wednesdays, February 12, 2020 to April 29, 2020 - led by APICS recognized instructors


This course provides participants with a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices and standards for those in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. The APICS CLTD class prepares individuals for the CLTD Exam. Only 1 exam is required to become certified in CLTD.

This class meets 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.

This course provides local and global logistics fundamentals, planning and strategy within the supply chain. transportation modes, packaging, handling and carrier selection are included. Distribution strategies are covered as are facilities location, layout and risk management.

The course offers a classroom-based, instructor-led educational opportunity for people new to logistics, transportation or distribution or those with experience to gain additional insight and expand their knowledge base. Participants gain practical, essential skills that lead to greater effectiveness and productivity in the workplace.


This course is designed for logistics, transportation and distribution professionals and practitioners who seek to gain practical knowledge and job skills for immediate application in the workplace. It will prepare learners for additional professional development and certification.  This course is especially useful for Logistics managers/engineers, Supply chain logistics managers, Traffic managers, Transportation/fleet managers ͕ Warehouse operations/distribution managers, Reverse logistics managers and their employees in these areas.


No prerequisites for this course. However, to register for the CLTD Certification Exam after completion of this course, you must have 3 years of related experience, OR a Bachelor’s degree, OR another APICS Certification such as CPIM, CSCP or other allowable designations.


Course is divided into 9 modules and includes access to the on-line Learning System, Quizzes, Case studies and Exam preparation materials. Topics covered are:

  1. Logistics and Supply Chain Overview covers logistics fundamentals, strategy within the supply chain, and logistics planning
  2. Capacity Planning and Demand Management covers understanding how requirements are generated and managed for Distribution facilities.
  3. Order Management covers how to react to effectively handle the orders that come to you.
  4. Inventory Management covers inventory replenishment, storage, and handling techniques
  5. Warehouse Management includes warehousing strategy, LEAN logistics, warehouse management and packaging.
  6. Transportation covers fundamentals of transportation including modes, routing, carrier selection, and documentation.
  7. Global Logistics Considerations include Infrastructure, regulatory framework, customers, payment options, currency and tax.
  8. Logistics network design includes Facilities location, layout and risk management
  9. Reverse Logistics & Sustainability covers topics of current interest in handling returns and current sustainability topics.


This course 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. On completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Confidently be recognized as a logistics expert
  • Bring new ideas to your workplace and expand your outlook on the logistics fields
  • Remain current with global logistics trends and developments.

Registration: Questions:  email [email protected]

Click here to register. Class registration is handled by our partner college. Call Jocey Hogan at COC at: (661) 362-5657 for enrollment questions.