Jul 182016
 

Logistics Quotes

  • “Today’s leading real-world retailer, Wal-Mart, uses software to power its logistics and distribution capabilities, which it has used to crush its competition.” ~ Marc Andreessen
  • “You won’t find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics” ~ General Dwight. D. Eisenhower
  • “Gentlemen, the officer who doesn’t know his communications and supply as well his tactics is totally useless.” ~ General George S. Patton
  • “The information about package is as important as the delivery of the package itself.” ~ Frederick W. Smith, founder and CEO of FedEx
  • “The war has been variously termed a war of production and a war of machines. Whatever else it is, so far as the United States is concerned, it is a war of logistics.” ~ Fleet ADM Ernest J. King, in a 1946 report to the Secretary of the Navy
  • “Logistics is simple, but not easy.” ~ Joe Lynch
  • “Leaders win through logistics. Vision, sure. Strategy, yes. But when you go to war, you need to have both toilet paper and bullets at the right place at the right time. In other words, you must win through superior logistics.” ~ Tom Peters
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