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English definition of “logistics”


noun [plural]     /ləˈdʒɪstɪks/
the process of planning and organizing to make sure that resources are in the places where they are needed , so that an activity or process happens effectively : About 3% of his turnover went to paying for logistics and distribution .the logistics of sth His job is to oversee the logistics of the building program .a logistics company/firm/group We hired a logistics company to help us cut costs .
→ See also reverse logistics
(Definition of logistics noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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