the branch of military science and operations dealing with the procurement, supply, and maintenance of equipment, with the movement, evacuation, and hospitalization of personnel, with the provision of facilities and services, and with related matters.
the planning, implementation, and coordination of the details of a business or other operation.
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How to use logistics in a sentence
Zapata, the company behind the software, envisions that it will also be used to help companies in other industries build better batteries for electric vehicles, optimize logistics routes and supply chains, and find new pharmaceuticals.Startup debuts software to help any company use ‘quantum algorithms’ | Jeremy Kahn | September 24, 2020 | Fortune
Sophisticated word association is also invaluable for logistics operators.
E-commerce demand is set to be so high that logistics companies may impose delivery surcharges.Retail Jingle Bells to Ring Longer Than Ever Before | Charu Kasturi | September 9, 2020 | Ozy
The company went from dozens of warehouses to hundreds, backed up by long-haul trailers, tens of thousands of Amazon-branded delivery vans and an air-cargo fleet — a logistics empire that is now among the largest in the world.Amazon has tapped Dave Clark as chief of its retail business | Rachel Schallom | August 21, 2020 | Fortune
Patel Rios suggests brands should consider an agency that not only demonstrates that they’re highly adaptable, but can manage both the operational logistics side and the advertising side, as one will closely impact the other.Deep Dive: How to master Amazon advertising in the new normal | Digiday | July 29, 2020 | Digiday
logistics wins the day, and the Supreme Deity is, at this juncture, nowhere to be seen.
But at least one American logistics specialist has his doubts about the authenticity of the video's claims.ISIS Video: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands | Josh Rogin | October 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The job requires a mind for logistics, flexibility, and risk control.Behind the Scenes With a ‘Site Agent’: The Secret Service’s Hardest Job | Marc Ambinder | October 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
"The support could be military or logistics," he said, without elaborating.
Security and logistics were more critical than ever, and we soon drifted onto the topic of reliable fixers.
Time did not improve Ermine's logistics concerning this girl; he wanted her, and he did not know in the least how to get her.John Ermine of the Yellowstone | Frederic Remington
The logistics problem may be so difficult as to cause rejection of a course of action involving distant operations.
Freedom of action is restricted beyond those limits to which logistics support can be extended.
The limitation imposed upon operations by logistics represents the final limit of a commander's plan of action.
Hence, the commander formulates these, also, and includes them in his list of operations for later assignment as logistics tasks.
British Dictionary definitions for logistics
the science of the movement, supplying, and maintenance of military forces in the field
the management of materials flow through an organization, from raw materials through to finished goods
the detailed planning and organization of any large complex operation
- logistician (ˌlɒdʒɪˈstɪʃən), noun
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