noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
Origin of logistics
noun Sometimes logistics.
Origin of logistic2
Related Words for logisticsengineering, planning, strategy, coordination, organization, systematization, masterminding
Examples from the Web for logistics
Contemporary Examples of logistics
Logistics wins the day, and the Supreme Deity is, at this juncture, nowhere to be seen.Meet Moses the Swashbuckling Israelite
December 14, 2014
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
October 21, 2014
The job requires a mind for logistics, flexibility, and risk control.Behind the Scenes With a ‘Site Agent’: The Secret Service’s Hardest Job
October 2, 2014
"The support could be military or logistics," he said, without elaborating.Arab Kings vs. ISIS Barbarians
September 23, 2014
Security and logistics were more critical than ever, and we soon drifted onto the topic of reliable fixers.Was U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff a Marked Man?
September 2, 2014
Historical Examples of logistics
We had everything to learn, both North and South, in the matter of logistics.Doctor Jones' Picnic
S. E. Chapman
Through it funneled the problems involved in the logistics of the thing.Revolution
Dallas McCord Reynolds
It thus obtained some importance in the logistics of the war.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1
Jacob Dolson Cox
Yet, there was but one way to determine the logistics of his theory, he reasoned.The Land of Look Behind
Paul Cameron Brown
The movement was executed with the quiet precision characteristic of Johnston, unrivaled as a master of logistics.Destruction and Reconstruction:
noun (functioning as singular or plural)
Word Origin for logistics
Word Origin for logistic
"art of moving, quartering, and supplying troops," 1879, from French (l'art) logistique "(art) of quartering troops," from Middle French logis "lodging," from Old French logeiz "shelter for an army, encampment," from loge (see lodge (n.)) + Greek-derived suffix -istique (see -istic). The form in French was influenced by logistique. Related: Logistical.
"pertaining to logic," 1620s, from Medieval Latin logisticus, from Greek logistikos "endued with reason," from logikos (see logic). Related: Logistical (1560s); logistically. Logistics from this word, in the sense "art of arithmetical calculation" is from 1650s.