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Definition of Logistics

Logistics
Logistics Lo*gis"tics, n. 1. (Mil.) That branch of the military art which embraces the details of moving and supplying armies. The meaning of the word is by some writers extended to include strategy. --H. L. Scott. 2. (Math.) A system of arithmetic, in which numbers are expressed in a scale of 60; logistic arithmetic.
Logistic
, those logarithms (devised by John Speidell, 1619) of which the base is 2.7182818; -- so called from Napier, the inventor of logarithms. Logistic or Proportionallogarithms., See under Logistic.
Logistic
Logistic Lo*gis"tic, Logistical Lo*gis"tic*al, a. [Gr. ? skilled in calculating, ? to calculate, fr. lo`gos word, number, reckoning: cf. F. logistique.] 1. Logical. [Obs.] --Berkeley. 2. (Math.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as, logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic. Logistic, or Proportional, logarithms, certain logarithmic numbers used to shorten the calculation of the fourth term of a proportion of which one of the terms is a given constant quantity, commonly one hour, while the other terms are expressed in minutes and seconds; -- not now used.
Logistic
Logistic Lo*gis"tic, Logistical Lo*gis"tic*al, a. [Gr. ? skilled in calculating, ? to calculate, fr. lo`gos word, number, reckoning: cf. F. logistique.] 1. Logical. [Obs.] --Berkeley. 2. (Math.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as, logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic. Logistic, or Proportional, logarithms, certain logarithmic numbers used to shorten the calculation of the fourth term of a proportion of which one of the terms is a given constant quantity, commonly one hour, while the other terms are expressed in minutes and seconds; -- not now used.

Meaning of Logistics from wikipedia

- Logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation. In a general business sense, logistics is the management of...
- XPO Logistics is an American freight transportation company that primarily provides less-than-truckload and truck brokerage services in 18 countries....
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- Third-party logistics (abbreviated as 3PL, or TPL) in logistics and supply chain management is an organization's use of third-party businesses to outsource...
- GXO Logistics is a global contract logistics company that manages outsourced supply chains and warehousing. GXO's corporate headquarters are located in...
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- Landing Ship Logistics (LSL) is a term used by the United Kingdom armed forces to describe the Round Table class of landing ship used in the support of...
- Reverse logistics is for all operations related to the reuse of products and materials. It is "the process of moving goods from their typical final destination...
- CEVA Logistics is a global logistics and supply chain company in both freight management and contract logistics with US$7 billion in revenues. Its head...
- platform dock (LPD) ships HMS Fearless and Intrepid, and six landing ship logistics (LSL) ships. To provide the necessary logistic support, the Royal Navy's...