- logistics lo‧gis‧tics [ləˈdʒɪstɪks] noun [plural] TRANSPORTthe arrangements that are needed for goods, materials, equipment, and people to be in the right place at the right time:
• the logistics of shipping materials from Britain to Siberiareˌverse loˈgisticsTRANSPORT the process of dealing with products that have been returned by customers or shops
* * *logistics UK US /ləˈdʒɪstɪks/ noun [plural]► 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.
Financial and business terms. 2012.