The Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) programmes are the first training, testing and certification systems for front-line material handling workers according to MSSC, and offer industry-recognised, nationally portable credentials.

CLA is the foundation programme and CLT a mid-level qualification, with CLA a prerequisite for achieving CLT. There is no requirement for individuals to undertake training courses before being assessed for either qualification.

The first location offering the CLA/CLT courses is the Tarrant County College Opportunity Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

Other companies or colleges wishing to offer the CLA/CLT courses must have their teachers undergo a two-day training programme or purchase the CLA/CLT instructor package.