Meaning of logistics


Pronunciation: (lō-jis'tiks, lu-), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
  1. 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.
  2. the planning, implementation, and coordination of the details of a business or other operation.
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