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Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) Program
What is a Certified Logistics Technician?
A logistics technician works in a warehouse environment and responsible for various roles in the global supply lifecycle. At the Certified Logistics Technician Level, they must know about logistics, how to use the equipment, safety and quality practices, and be able to navigate the computer and application systems. At the Certified Logistics Technician Level, they will receive products, stock products, process orders, prepare products for shipment, maintain inventory, maintain safety practices, assist with transportation and tracking, and understand measurements.
What will I learn with this training?
The purpose of the Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) program is to recognize individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of material handling at the front-line (entry-level through front-line supervisor) through successful completion of the certification assessments. The program consists of 70 hours of instruction
The goal of the CLT certification program is to raise the level of performance of logistics technicians both to assist the individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and to help employers ensure their workforce increases the company’s productivity and competitiveness.
The CLT program consists of two parts: The foundational-level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) Certificate and the mid-level technical CLT Certification. Before sitting for the CLT assessment, candidates must have a CLA Certificate. The CLT Certification addresses the core technical competencies of higher skilled, frontline material handling workers in all supply chain facilities: in factories, warehouses, distribution centers and transportation companies. MSSC awards the foundational-level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) certificate and the mid-level CLT certification. CLA is a prerequisite for CLT.
What career opportunities does a Logistics Technician have?
A logistics technician can work in a warehouse environment. These positions are also in demand in the retail, manufacturing, and distribution centers.
How do I apply?
Complete the CLT program application.
The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is the nation’s leading industry-led training, assessment and certification organization focused on the core technical competencies needed by the nation’s frontline production and material handling workers. The nationwide MSSC certifications, based upon industry-defined and federally-endorsed national standards, offer both entry-level and incumbent workers the opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the knowledge and skills increasingly needed in the technology-intensive advanced manufacturing and logistics jobs of the 21st century.