noun[treated as singular or plural]
- 1The detailed coordination of a complex operation involving many people, facilities, or supplies: the logistics and costs of a vaccination campaignMore example sentences
- Take, for instance this statement in my letter detailing the logistics.
- A pilot study provides the researcher with experiential logistics from actual procedural implementation.
- The costs and logistics involved in caring for children under two has meant far fewer places for this age group and a longer wait for young families.
- 1.1 Military The organization of moving, housing, and supplying troops and equipment.More example sentences
- He taught himself about the use of modern artillery, logistics, military organisation and strategy.
- The ending of the Cold War has had profound effects upon the philosophy of, and approach to, military logistics.
- The logistics of moving the troops and equipment is not what takes the most time in this process.
- 1.2The commercial activity of transporting goods to customers: [as modifier]: Germany’s largest beverage logistics organizationMore example sentences
- The second challenge is associated with the need to maximize the total capacity of the transport and logistics business through performance capability.
- After five years, he had managed to negotiate a merger with another transport and logistics group, Ocean.
- It houses customer service, logistics, storage, administration, accounts and support for online sales and enquiries.
late 19th century (in the sense 'movement and supplying of troops and equipment'): from French logistique, from loger 'lodge'.