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Certified Logistics Technician (CLT)

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The purpose of the Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) ¬ģ certification program is to recognize through certification, individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of material handling at the front-line (entry-level to front-line supervisor) through successful completion of the certification assessments.¬† 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‚Äôs productivity and competitiveness.

The CLT program consists of two parts:

  • Foundational-Level Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) ¬ģ Certificate¬†
  • Mid-Level Technical CLT Certification (CLT)

Before sitting for the CLT assessment, candidates must have a CLA Certificate. Click to download our CLT One Pager for more information.


Individuals demonstrate their understanding of the core skills and knowledge through two assessments based upon MSSC’s industry-defined, nationally validated skill standards. Delivered online or paper pencil, this assessment contains 85-90 multiple-choice questions. MSSC strongly recommends that individuals be at an 8th-grade math and 10th-grade reading level.

For more information about MSSC’s policies on certification, please see our Certification Policies page.


Individuals who pass the CLA assessment will be able to:

  • Download or Purchase the CLA¬†Certificate
  • Purchase a¬†Small CLA Arm Patch
  • Download Key Work Activities document to share with employers

Full Certification

For individuals who pass both CLA and CLT assessments, they will earn and be able to:

  • Download or Purchase the Full¬†Certification document that bears the CLT logo, NAM logo (NAM-endorsed Skills Certification) with ISO 17024 reference
  • Purchase a¬†Large CLT Arm Patch
  • Download the Key Work Activities document to share with employers