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Origin of the Word: Logistics June 13, 2007

Filed under: Logistics — TSBL @ 2:48 pm

From “Word Origins and Their Romantic Stories” by Wilfred Funk, Litt. D.)
“In addition to Tactics and Strategy, the French invented a third military science which they called Logistique, our Logistics. This is the business of moving, supplying and quartering soldiers. It stems from the French Loger, which means
“to quarter”, that is, “to find lodgings.”.”

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