CTP candidates must have a minimum of five years of transportation industry-related experience plus active participation in the fleet/transportation community.
Eligibility/Exam Application Fee: $690/members and $890/non-members. If your company is a member, you are eligible to receive the discounted member rate that is applied automatically when you are logged into your online account.
The Eligibility Application is valid for the 2024 CTP Exam only. All applications are non-refundable and are not transferable. If you do not take the exam in the year for which you applied, all fees paid are forfeited and are not available for credit or substitution.
Availability: The Eligibility Application for the 2024 CTP Exam will be available online in September 2023.
Deadline: Application and fee is due by January 23, 2024 – no exceptions.
The CTP Eligibility Application requires candidates to submit at least 600 eligibility points as outlined below:
Fleet/Transportation Management Experience: A minimum of 500 points must be earned through professional fleet management/ supplier experience. You can earn 100 certification points for each year of fleet/transportation management or supplier experience that you have.
General Management Experience: Earn an additional 50 points for one to five years of general management experience; 100 points for six or more years of general management experience.
Formal Education: Earn up to 300 eligibility points (50 points for an Associates degree; 100 points for a Bachelor’s degree; 200 points for a Master’s degree; and 300 points for a Doctorate).
College Courses: Earn 45 points for each college course (in the areas of business, systems, transportation or logistics) successfully completed (grade “C” or better) in the past three years, for a total not to exceed 180 points.
Continuing Education: Earn eligibility points for participation in NPTC continuing education programs during the past three years:
- Annual Education/Management Conference = 25 points
- Annual Private Fleet Management Institute = 45 points
- National Safety Conference = 20 Points
- CTP Examination Preparation Workshop = 15 points
Leadership: Earn 15 points for each non-company transportation-related committee, board, or subcommittee on which you actively participate.
Industry Participation: Earn eligibility points through non-company transportation-related industry participation and contributions:
- Transportation-related speaking engagement = 15 points
- Transportation-related published work = 15 points
- Attendance at transportation-related educational program = 10 points
Transportation Recognition: Earn 25 points for each non-company transportation-related recognition award received (safety award, vehicle graphics, fleet executive of the year, etc.)
“We have gone from ‘getting it done’ to ‘getting it done better’. Earning my CTP has made a tremendous difference helping make this happen.”
David Barth, CTP
Wegmans Food Markets
CTP Class of 2017