In order for the military to operate successfully, the proper materials, equipment, and people need to be in the right place at the right time. Logisticians develop, review, and implement plans for coordinating many different variables, such as requirements for and availability of supplies, equipment, personnel, and transportation. In developing their plans, they also take into account maintenance and scheduling considerations, and cost factors. Some logisticians specialize in an area such as aviation logistics.
Logisticians in the military perform some or all of the following duties:
Negotiate and buy goods and services. ...