Jim Berlin CircleJim Berlin’s “Thought For The Day” (TFTD)

We update this page daily with miscellaneous quotes, comments and musings from Jim Berlin, the founder and CEO of Logistics Plus. These daily thoughts illustrate Jim’s passion for excellence and touch on everything from business and politics to logistics and life. If you’d like to receive Jim’s “Thoughts For The Day” in an email message every day, just enter your email address in the “Subscribe to our website updates” field on this page and we’ll add you to our subscription list (you’ll also receive our periodic News & Notes website updates).


December 18, 2018


December 17, 2018

“Not my circus. Not my monkeys.”


December 14, 2018

“On the road to success, there are no shortcuts.”


December 13, 2018

“It’s easy to look sharp when you haven’t done any work.”


December 12, 2018

“Hatred corrodes the container it’s carried in.”



December 11, 2018

“Don’t be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.” -Colin Powell


December 10, 2018

“One common paradox I’ve noticed about most people who are really, really smart: they’re really, really smart; but they’re not quite as smart as they think they are.”

Ups and Downs

December 7, 2018

“The game has its ups and downs, but you can’t let yourself be beat by lack of effort.” -Michael Jordan


December 6, 2018

“Tell the truth. Don’t blame people. Be strong. Do your best. Try hard. Forgive. Stay the course.” -Jon Meacham

George H.W. Bush

December 5, 2018

“Think about the ‘other guy.’” -George H.W. Bush (RIP)


Never Hurry

December 4, 2018

“Be quick, but never hurry.” -John Wooden


December 3, 2018

“There is no I in TEAM.”

Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Let LP help you conquer the world!

November 30, 2018

I know I use the Sherpa analogy for what we do. Probably too often. But I find it apt for two reasons: I think it well exemplifies what we do for our customers. The “heavy lifting” to help them get to the top. In LP history, it is what I used when I made the pitch… Read more »


“To build an innovative culture, hire organizations with a business model that hasn’t changed in one hundred years.” (Thanks to Danny Yunes for today’s thought -JB)



November 29, 2018

“Leaders who don’t listen are eventually surrounded by people who have nothing to say.”



November 28, 2018

“Make it easy for your customer to pay you.” (Thanks to Justin Corritore for today’s thought -JB)



November 27, 2018

“Don’t spit in the soup; we’ve all got to eat.”


November 26, 2018

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin

Do It

November 21, 2018

“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” -Amelia Earhart


November 20, 2018

“See the opportunity in every difficulty.”