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).


Data Driven

April 23, 2020

You know how all the public officials like to say they want to be guided by the data? “The data should guide our actions.” “Data driven.” “Listen to what the numbers are telling us.” Okay. Fair enough. Well, this morning I got up at 3:15, even earlier than usual 🙂 I just worked out and… Read more »


“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” -Jane Goodall


April 22, 2020

“A stumbling block…or a stepping stone?”

Supply Chain Importance

April 21, 2020

Relative importance in 2020, so far:


Science Will Win

April 20, 2020

Watch the below Pfizer, Inc. TV commercial. www.ispot.tv/ad/nwJZ/pfizer-inc-science-will-win

Did It

April 17, 2020

“The wise man said, ‘it can’t be done.’  The fool came and did it.”



April 16, 2020

There are 3 kinds of people in the world: “People who make shit happen. People who watch shit happen. People who say ‘WTF just happened?’ Which are you?” -John Garvey


April 15, 2020

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” -Nelson Mandela  


April 14, 2020

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” -Jimi Hendrix



April 13, 2020

“Hopefully, when we come out of this, we’ll all have a much greater appreciation of ‘normal.’”


April 9, 2020

“How deep is the mud? Depends on who you ask. We all go through the same stuff differently.”


What You Can

April 8, 2020

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” -Theodore Roosevelt


April 7, 2020

“Between the beginning and the end there is always a middle.” -Brazilian Proverb


3 Weeks In

April 3, 2020

Well, though it has been an inch by inch slog, here we are today, 3 weeks into this crisis here in the US. The world has changed and is changing before our eyes, but LP stays strong playing our essential role in helping keep things together, here and around the world. Thank you. Some good… Read more »


“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson


April 2, 2020

“I took the time it would take to mope and wrote a song instead.” -Duke Ellington



April 1, 2020

“It is not enough to know how to ride—one must know how to fall.” -Mexican Proverb



March 31, 2020

“Adversity doesn’t build character; it reveals it.” -John Wooden


March 30, 2020

A Tuttui Voi…Grazie!

Cereal Supply Chain

Every Link Matters

March 27, 2020

“For the want of a nail the shoe was lost, For the want of a shoe the horse was lost, For the want of a horse the rider was lost, For the want of a rider the battle was lost, For the want of a battle the kingdom was lost, And all for the want… Read more »