Master Certified in Logistics, Transportation & Distribution - CLTD

Logistics & Transp. CLTD - APICS - Courses and Master's


5 days in a time frame of 3-4 months


3 May 2021 Lausanne
10 May 2021 Basel


3450 CHF + VAT (includes learning kit)


Courses and Master's

Master Certified in Logistics, Transportation & Distribution - CLTD

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This CLTD programme in classroom mode was created with the intention of gathering together the best international experiences in logistics, distribution and transport and to create a programme dedicated to the logistics professionals able to supply: operational tools, best practices, experiences and contents to bring concrete solutions to the company.

The extent of the Master in Logistics allows it to deal deeply with all kinds of topics such as, for example: the connection with the supply chain and new trends (lean logistics), stock and warehouse management, Transport, global Logistics (infrastructure, customs, etc.), distributive network planning and finally Reverse Logistics. The aim is to provide participants with the widest possible spectrum of knowledge of such a vast field.

The Master is based on APICS’ Body of Knowledge (BOK) with the aim of:

  • Transferring Best Practice into the fields of Logistics, Transport and Distribution
  • Preparing the candidate for international CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution)
  • Encouraging the passage from knowledge to skills.


The course is held by certified teachers with many years of experience teaching and professionally in the fields of Transportation, Logistics & Distribution.

Upon request, Advance organises in-house training programmes in any language.


  • Teaching plan

    The Master is divided into 5 days of training and 8 modules which cover APICS’ Body of Knowledge in the field. In the course of the programme the following are scheduled:


    * A training phase in the classroom
    * A phase of individualized study with long distance support by the instructors
    * Simulation of an exam in the classroom with a discussion on the results


    The Master is strongly interactive and accompanied by exchanges of experiences which allows the participants to enrich their knowledge and deal with their company’s problems.

    The course is taught in English.

    Other details and course contents are listed below.




    Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
    * Logistics Fundamentals
    * Logistics Strategy within the Supply Chain
    * Lean Logistics


    Capacity Planning and Demand Management
    * Aligning Supply and Demand
    * Translating Demand into Capacity Planning
    * Demand Management
    * Sourcing and Procurement of Inventory


    Order Management
    * Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
    * Order Management
    * Customer Service Management (CSM)


    Inventory and Warehouse Management
    * Inventory Management in Logistics
    * Inventory Management Method
    * Inventory Control
    * Warehousing Strategy and Management
    * Packaging and Materials Handling


    * Transportation Fundamentals
    * Modes of Transportation
    * Transportation Management

    Global Logistics Considerations
    * Infrastructure and System
    * Regulations
    * Customs Clearing and Documentation
    * Finance and Payment Options
    * Currency and Tax Considerations


    Logistics Network Design
    * Facilities Planning
    * Distribution Network Design
    * Risk Management


    Reverse Logistics and Sustainability
    * Reverse Logistics
    * Sustainability

  • Who is the course aimed at

    The course is aimed at the following professional figures:


    • Logistics Managers and staff resources
    • Logistics Engineers
    • Logisticians/analysts
    • Logistics planners/specialists
    • Distribution managers and staff resources
    • Global sourcing, import/export
    • Inventory and logistics
    • Supply chain logistics
    • Traffic Managers/analysts
    • Transportation/fleet Managers
    • Warehouse operations Managers
    • Warehousing distribution Managers



    No prerequisites are required for access to the course and certification.

  • Pricing and enrolment

    There are benefits for the participation fees for those who register 30 – 60 days before the start of the course. Be quick and do not lose out on the benefits offered by the school!



    3450 CHF + VAT(without exam)


    For registrations received 30 days before the start date of the course, it is foreseen a 5% rebate on the enrolment fee.

    Contact the school to know the benefits of early registration. Anne Simone Pfister, Email


    The fee include the APICS Learning Kit.
    The fee does not include enrolment in APICS CLTD exam.

    The course requires a minimum enrolment of 6 participants for activation in order to allow the best interaction between participants and instructors.

    To enrol, send the registration form with the receipt of the bank transfer or a purchase order to the following Email: