logistician

noun

lo·​gis·​ti·​cian ˌlō-jə-ˈsti-shən How to pronounce logistician (audio)
: a specialist in logistics

Examples of logistician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company has partnered with the American Trucking Associations to create a searchable job database for roles including freight and operations professionals, logisticians and mechanics, specifically for Yellow employees who were laid off. Hannah Denham | Hdenham@al.com, al, 9 Aug. 2023 As one of the most successful logisticians in the world, Bakker was incensed that every seven seconds a child was dying of hunger despite there being enough food in the world. Judith Magyar, Forbes, 17 July 2023 Overall, Storm Shadow is a potent long-distance strike weapon Ukraine will have to employ judiciously for maximum effect—though even the likely modest number transferred to Ukraine will likely to cause anxiety to Russian logisticians, commanders, and air defense personnel. Sébastien Roblin, Popular Mechanics, 12 May 2023 That usually results in lower equipment readiness rates and a huge headache for logisticians. Sébastien Roblin, Popular Mechanics, 7 Mar. 2023 In the trial of 14 people linked to the January 2015 Paris attacks against the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket, the fugitive widow of an Islamic State gunman and a man described as his logistician were convicted of terrorism charges and sentenced to 30 years in prison. Los Angeles Times, 17 Dec. 2020 Former Army National Guard member Tonnetta Carter Deploying in 2014 as a construction engineer, Tonnetta Carter traveled to Jalalabad, Bagram and Mazar-i-Sharif and acted as a logistician. Natalie Eilbert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 Aug. 2021 The Army logistician also shed light on what distribution nationwide would look like. Washington Examiner, 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, 11 May 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of logistician was in 1932

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“Logistician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logistician. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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