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“It has given me a great network of people for sharing ideas and brainstorming.”

Beth Mars, CTP
Class of 2014
Frito-Lay, Inc.

CTP Class of 2021 Now Forming!

By earning the Certified Transportation Professional® (CTP) designation, you join a group of transportation professionals who have made a commitment to the private fleet community, to an ongoing pursuit of career advancement, and to continuing enhancement of their knowledge and skills.

Since the CTP designation was introduced in 1993, more than 1,400 transportation professionals have earned the right to add Certified Transportation Professional after their names. They are raising industry standards and increasing the respect and prestige of the private fleet/transportation professional. It’s a benchmark of excellence that is available to any private fleet executive willing to make the necessary commitment.

You will benefit from valuable networking opportunities and the professional recognition that you will get from your peers and employers. The CTP designation confirms that you have the knowledge and ability to understand complex operational and regulatory issues, identify and evaluate potential costs and savings, and develop systems and practices that best meet your company’s transportation objectives and needs.

Questions? Contact Kristen Todd at ktodd@nptc.org

Candidates are expected to have a clear understanding of the skills, abilities, and knowledge required to effectively and efficiently perform within the fleet/transportation management profession. The certification curriculum and the CTP Examination content are focused on the five core subject matter disciplines of private fleet management:

  • Finance
  • Safety
  • Human resources
  • Vehicle equipment and maintenance
  • Operations

This content is regularly updated and enhanced based on continuous improvement standards set by leading private fleet management practitioners as measured by best operating practices, key performance indicators, and national benchmarking data produced annually by the National Private Truck Council.

The CTP program is administered by the Institute for Truck Transportation Management (NPTC Institiute), the non-profit education and certification arm of NPTC. The CTP Examination itself is administered by NPTC. “Certified Transportation Professional” and the “CTP” designation are Registered Trademarks of the National Private Truck Council. All Rights Reserved.  CTP Statement of Disclosure and Disclaimer.

Since the CTP designation was first introduced in 1993 more than 1,400 transportation professionals have earned the right to add Certified Transportation Professional® (CTP) after their name. Senior management will readily identify you as a professional with the experience and knowledge to direct and administer a fleet, traffic, or transportation operation. You will benefit from valuable networking opportunities and gain recognition from both your peers and the fleet/transportation industry.

As a fleet/transportation manager or executive, the CTP designation confirms that you have the knowledge and ability to understand complex operational and regulatory issues, identify and evaluate potential costs and savings, and develop systems and practices that best meet your company’s transportation needs and objectives.

If you are a transportation supplier, the CTP designation confirms that you have the know-how to better service and cater to the unique needs of the fleet/transportation industry.

What are the steps to earn and maintain a CTP designation?

1) Submit the CTP Eligibility Application

  • $495/members; $595/non-members — Due October 1
  • Note that the Eligibility Application is valid for a period of 2 years. Should your workload and/or responsibilities change, you have the option to sit for the Examination the following year. You need not submit another Eligibility Application. All applications are non-refundable and are not transferable.

2) Submit the CTP Exam Application

  • $195/members; $295/non-members — By November 15
  • Submitted once your Eligibility has been accepted.

3) Prepare for the CTP Exam

4) Maintaining Your CTP Designation

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