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Savannah Tech to offer CLTD Logistics Certification with APICS Savannah partnership

Savannah, GA – Certified Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) Certification is now available through a new course at Savannah Technical College. This training sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation and distribution.

The 12-week course begins October 17, 2017 and will meet 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the STC Crossroads Campus (190 Crossroads Parkway, Savannah, 31407). The program has been designed to accommodate schedules of participants from Savannah’s port, warehouse and distribution organizations, as well as anyone interested in advancing their career prospects in the industry.

The CLTD certification sets employees apart in the global supply chain, according Bill Stankiewicz, Controller & Supply Chain Executive at Port Fresh Logistics. “This credential helps people advance in their jobs and helps to get you hired.  I endorse them 100%,” said Stankiewicz.

Offered through the College’s office of Professional Continuing Education and Economic Development, the CLTD credential coursework is presented in an educational partnership with the newly formed APICS Savannah Chapter. APICS is a globally recognized Supply Chain Trade Organization.

Created by APICS and a team of subject matter experts, the CLTD designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation and distribution.  The course includes modules on Logistics and Supply Chain Overview; Capacity Planning and Demand Management; Order Management; Inventory and Warehouse Management; Transportation; Global Logistics Considerations; Logistics Network Design; and Reverse Logistics and Sustainability.

Interactive, web-based study tools will help students create a personalized path toward success with innovative tools to assess current knowledge and identify areas for improvement, section-specific tests with immediate feedback plus study aids to prepare for the CLTD exam, and practice tests.

The course cost is $1,495 for APICS members to $2,474 for non-members.  For full details on the program and registration, please visit www.savannahtech.edu/pce-apics or contact Savannah Technical College: 912-443-3015.  APICS offers direct company billing, payment plans, accepts credit cards and checks.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Technology, Public Service, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry. 

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Contact SACSCOC for questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College. All questions about admission, enrollment, job placement, and related matters should be directed to an appropriate office at Savannah Technical College. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, GA 30033-4097, 404-679-4500.

About APICS Savannah (www.apics.org)
Supply chain and operations management is one of the fastest growing professions globally, creating great demand for top notch, highly competent professionals. APICS research, education and certification advances supply chain professionals to excel in the profession and become the leaders who will transform supply chain organizations for peak performance.  APICS Savannah is here to create exciting possibilities for current and future supply chain leaders to deliver, innovate and impact our world.

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1807 | September 20, 2017

Savannah Technical College Office of Professional Continuing Education
912.443.3012 or continuinged@savannahtech.edu

Media Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR
912.443.5512 or ashaffer@savannahtech.edu