logistics

  

Definition

Planning, execution, and control of the procurement, movement, and stationing of personnel, material, and other resources to achieve the objectives of a campaign, plan, project, or strategy. It may be defined as the 'management of inventory in motion and at rest.'

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  • Whenever I make a purchase from Amazon and choose overnight shipping on a group of unrelated items, I marvel at the logistics involved in getting my items gathered from a warehouse several states away and delivered to my door within 24 hours.

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  • The logistics of the company's move was being carefully taken care of by the different members of the board, so far the move to the big city was going off without a hitch.

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  • She knew they would have a hard time squeezing the new mattress up the narrow staircase to their bedroom, but she drove home simply hoping for the best, confident they would work out the logistics of the maneuver as the process proceeded.

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