Logistics definition

lō-jĭstĭks, lə-
The managing of the details of an undertaking.
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(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.
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The definition of logistics is the act of coordinating complex movements or projects or solving complex problems.

An example of logistics is when you coordinate a military invasion.

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The management of the details of an operation.
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The aspect of military operations that deals with the procurement, distribution, maintenance, and replacement of materiel and personnel.
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The branch of military science having to do with procuring, maintaining, and transporting materiel, personnel, and facilities.
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Plural form of logistic.
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Origin of logistics

  • French logistiques from logistique logic (perhaps influenced by loger to quarter) from Medieval Latin logisticus of calculation logistic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek λογιστικός (logistikos, “practical arithmetic", "rational"), from λόγος (logos)

    From Wiktionary