logistician

noun
lo·​gis·​ti·​cian | \ ˌlō-jə-ˈsti-shən How to pronounce logistician (audio) \

Definition of logistician

: a specialist in logistics

Examples of logistician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everything from the logisticians to the security forces that protect the base, to the maintenance folks that do that. Diego Mendoza-moyers, ExpressNews.com, "Retired brigadier general, pilot takes helm at UTSA’s national security center," 25 Nov. 2019 In Chad, the rhino operation took months of negotiating, piles of import paperwork and a team of lawyers and logisticians. Kevin Sieff, Washington Post, "A 21st-century Noah’s ark transports animals back to places where they’ve been wiped out.," 18 May 2018 Those supply chain managers and logisticians are good at their jobs. Neil Irwin, New York Times, "The Economy Can Handle Steel and Aluminum Tariffs. The Real Risk Is Erratic Policy.," 31 May 2018 In Chad, the rhino operation took months of negotiating, piles of import paperwork and a team of lawyers and logisticians. Kevin Sieff, Washington Post, "A 21st-century Noah’s ark transports animals back to places where they’ve been wiped out.," 18 May 2018 Adolf Eichmann was the chief logistician of the Holocaust. Lavinia Liang, Time, "New York Jewish Museum Will Recreate Trial of Nazi War Criminal," 15 July 2017 Since then, American logisticians have been working directly with the Iraqis to try to improve their supply chain. Michael S. Schmidt And Eric Schmitt, New York Times, "Iraqi Army Seen as Ill Equipped to Retake Mosul From ISIS, Despite U.S. Aid," 4 June 2016 According to prosecutors, Mr. Abrini was a logistician in the Paris attacks but was meant to be a bomber in the Brussels attack — except that his bomb failed to explode. Alissa J. Rubin And Eric Schmitt, New York Times, "Uncovering the Links Between the Brussels and Paris Attackers," 10 Apr. 2016 The 4th Brigade has struggled to get adequate gas consignments from their logisticians. David Axe, WIRED, "Afghan General: Give Us Engineers and Aircraft, and We’ll Take It From Here," 25 Mar. 2011

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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30 Nov 2019

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“Logistician.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logistician. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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