An example of logistics is when you coordinate a military invasion.
- the branch of military science having to do with procuring, maintaining, and transporting materiel, personnel, and facilities
- the managing of the details of an undertaking
Origin of logisticsFrench logistique ; from logis, lodgings (; from loger, to quarter: see lodge): form as if ; from Medieval Latin logisticus: see logistic
noun(used with a sing. or pl. verb)
- The aspect of military operations that deals with the procurement, distribution, maintenance, and replacement of materiel and personnel.
- The management of the details of an operation.
Origin of logisticsFrench logistiques, from logistique, logic (perhaps influenced by loger, to quarter), from Medieval Latin logisticus, of calculation; see logistic.
- plural form of logistic
- (operations) The process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services and related information from their point of origin to point of consumption for the purpose of satisfying customer requirements.
- (military) The procurement, supply, maintenance, and transportation of equipment, facilities, and personnel.
From Ancient Greek Î»Î¿Î³Î¹ÏƒÏ„Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (logistikos, “practical arithmetic", "rational"), from Î»ÏŒÎ³Î¿Ï‚ (logos)