Industry Analyst Certification Tracks


An industry Analyst is someone who analyzes an organizations (real or hypothetical) activities, approaches, and performance in a specialized practical area. This includes knowledge of industry best practices, internal and external processes, internal and external operating models, and overall activity integration and efficiency. An analyst is a hands on performer who contributes to the success of an organization through systemic actions that improve the most critical elements of their field of specialization.

Each ILM course concludes with a certificate of completion issued under the authority of our national accreditation. Additionally, each certification track, which includes several ILM courses, builds to a specific measurable set of skills demonstrated through the achievement of certification backed by ILM's ninety (90+) year history in logistics markets.

ILM Analyst certification tracks are 3 courses in length and focus on a specific area of the industry.

Entry requirements for ILM courses includes: 

  1. No prerequisites, except all Students must have a minimum of High School Diploma or Equivalent and will be allowed 6 months to complete each course except the first course LOG100 which is only available online and must be completed in 8 weeks. ILM will need verification of the high school diploma, or, recognizing that many mid-career professionals might not have easy access to a copy of their high school records, a copy of any transcript for any course or program where the diploma was part of the entry criteria (i.e. a college course) or employment verification by an organization for a position requiring a high school diploma as a requirement.
  2. CLP and SCP must have 3 years Industry experience prior to conferring award and must be completed in 3 years.
  3. Analyst Course Certification or less must have at least 1 year experience prior to conferring award and must be completed in 2 years.
  4. No experience to merely take a single course prior to conferring award.
  5. All students may elect to complete the course work in less time than allowed. Course work is independently paced by the student and the school will always accommodate the speed of the student. 
  6. Students taking the Final Exam, are required to arrange for a local academic institution, i.e. a high school or community college, or the Human Resources Department of their employer, to proctor the Final Exam and return it to ILM.

Certified Freight Claims Analyst (CFCA)

(Formerly Transportation & Logistics Certification) This certification focuses on industry fundamentals, inventory at rest and in motion, warehousing, and legal demand by a shipper or consignee to a carrier for financial reimbursement for a loss or damage of a shipment.

Certified Logistics Technology Analyst (CLTA)

(Formerly Logistics Practitioner with InfoTech electives) This certification focuses on how information technology integrates into global logistics as well as the impact of both information technology and transportation improvements across the supply chain.

Certified Logistical Legal Analyst (CLLA)

(Formerly ht e Specialized Certification) This certificate is designed for students focused on employment with a shipper, receiver, surface carriers, intermediary, transportation consultant, law firm, insurer or government agency. The training provides a detailed overview of domestic, international, and cross boundary intermodel legal concerns.

Certified Import/Export Analyst (CIEA)

(Formerly International Logistics Certification) The certification focuses on industry fundamentals as well as how to import and export goods from the United States to and from anywhere in the world.

Certified Specialized Logistics Analyst (CSLA)

(Formerly individual courses and elective tracks) this certification can be designed by the student, provided no courses other than fundamentals have been used in the awarding of any other ILM certification.