• WordNet 3.6
    • n logistics handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Logistics (Math) A system of arithmetic, in which numbers are expressed in a scale of 60; logistic arithmetic.
    • Logistics (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.
    • Logistics The planning and coordination of the movement of materials, and other details of any large activity, such as a business or a political campaign.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n logistics Same as logistic, especially in sense .
    • n logistics That branch of military science which relates to the movement and supplying of armies, and all arrangements necessary for and matters connected with the carrying on of campaigns, including the study of present or possible fields of war in their topographical and other relations; according to some, the science of strategy and arms in general.
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In literature:

It is not inconceivable to end up with a two-tier NATO: the fighting goons and the battle-shy, logistics-only allies.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Hooker was a master of logistics.
"The Campaign of Chancellorsville" by Theodore A. Dodge
It thus obtained some importance in the logistics of the war.
"Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1" by Jacob Dolson Cox
"The Art of War" by Baron Henri de Jomini
The logistics of space travel make taking even an extra handkerchief along a calculated risk.
"The Servant Problem" by Robert F. Young
I have written of him as a master of logistics, and his skill in handling troops was great.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
Through it funneled the problems involved in the logistics of the thing.
"Revolution" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
We'll introduce the chariot and also heavy carts to speed up logistics.
"Adaptation" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Enough is known about the average American male to provide a basic logistical figure.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
We had everything to learn, both North and South, in the matter of logistics.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman

In news:

Global Logistic Surges to Record on Asset Sale: Singapore Mover.
Is Asia's largest provider of logistics faculties, with its operations spread across China and Japan.
A true pure play on China, GLP is the largest logistics enterprise in both China and Japan, and is a major beneficiary of the region's phenomenal growth.
INTTRA, the large multi-carrier e-commerce network for ocean freight, has created an alliance with the WCA Family of Logistics Networks to deliver critical ocean planning, management and optimization capabilities to WCA Family members.
"We can offer customers in Switzerland, Germany and Austria innovative and above all efficient rail logistics solutions.".
Food Logistics Buyer's Guide: Search for Companies and Products related to Leasing, Third-Party Logistics and Outsourcing Services, Third-party logistic providers.
Leasing, Third-Party Logistics and Outsourcing Services.
Evily Distribution provides warehousing and logistics services.
Logistic regression with l1 regularization has been proposed as a promising method for feature selection in classification problems.
Several specialized solution methods have been proposed for l1-regularized logistic regression problems (LRPs).
Sentry Logistic Solutions has opened an $8 million, 53,000-square-foot facility in Indianapolis IN for cold chain logistics , storage, and packing of bulk pharmaceutical and biotechnology components and finished products.
Every time you pick up a copy of Inbound Logistics you're touching the work of Harry Miranda.
The story of Fort Lee's transformation from a World War I-era camp to the modern home of US Army logistics, depicted in more than 180 photos spanning nearly a century, was unveiled recently on two popular social media sites.
Saddle Creek acquires ProLog Logistics.
Conveyor and sortation systems are making inroads into operations that were once mostly manual processes, such as reverse logistics.

In science:

The multivariate analysis used conditional logistic regression analysis.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Balakrishnan (1985) studied order statistics from the half logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Olapade (2003) proved some theorems that characterized the half logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
The probability density function above is called type III generalized logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Considering the Type III generalized half logistic distribution function fX (x; b) given in equation (2.2).
On type III generalized half logistic distribution