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 The Army logistician also shed light on what distribution nationwide would look like. Washington Examiner, "‘It’ll be a hot commodity’: Trump’s Operation Warp Speed general talks vaccine safety and distribution," 27 Oct. 2020 The team consists of two physicians, three nurse/midwives, a water sanitation specialist, two logisticians and a health promoter who specializes in community health education. Christina Capatides, CBS News, "Doctors Without Borders dispatches team to the Navajo Nation," 11 May 2020 But, actually, there are ten career fields, and really kind of a self-sustaining enterprise in many ways: logisticians, science and technology, engineers, facility engineers, analysts, counter-intelligence, human intelligence. CBS News, "Transcript: Robert Ashley talks with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters"," 15 Jan. 2020 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

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Logistician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logistician. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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