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).



February 19, 2018

“Most Of The Successful People I’ve Known Are The Ones Who Do More Listening Than Talking.” -– Bernard Baruch


Play To Win

February 16, 2018

“Play to win. Don’t play not to lose.” (Thanks to Bruce Navarro for today’s thought – JB)


Lead People

February 15, 2018

“You manage things. You lead people.” —Admiral Grace Murray Hopper



February 14, 2018

“Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers see it as punishment.” -– Lou Holtz (Thanks to Chris Dennis for today’s thought – JB)



February 13, 2018

“Only a mediocre person is always at his best.” —W.S. Maugham


A Brief History of Shipping

January 25, 2018

A Brief History of Shipping (Video via WSJ.com) … Container ships handle 95% of the world’s freight, some $4 trillion worth of goods in 2017. But it wasn’t always so. In an animated video, the WSJ’s Costas Paris, Thomas Di Fonzo and Liliana Llamas tell the story of commercial shipping’s great leap forward starting in… Read more »


No Words Necessary

January 18, 2018

An additional Thought For The Day for your amusement … ?


Old Saying

January 5, 2018

As the old saying goes, “sometimes you bite the bear, and sometimes the bear bites you.” Thanks to Debbie Bigelow for today’s “thought.” Happy Friday ?

2017 Value of WeWork Product Handled

Way To Go SWAT Team!

December 22, 2017

All, Just wanted to give you an example of the incredible job our SWAT team (Serving Wework All the Time) team is doing. Not only in coordinating everything worldwide to help WeWork open up over 100 new offices with over 100,000 desks in 2017 (200,000 planned for 2018!) but making sure that it is done… Read more »



May 31, 2017

“Keep company with those who make you better.”


To Dare

May 30, 2017

“To dare is to lose your footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose yourself.” –Kierkegaard



May 26, 2017

“Do not succumb to mediocrity.”


Look Forward

May 24, 2017

“You can’t change what happens in the past. From that moment on you have to look forward and get ready for the next one.” –Craig Anderson


Better or Worse

May 23, 2017

“Every day you either get better or you get worse. You never stay the same.” –Bo Schembechler



May 22, 2017

“There’s a great difference between knowing and understanding; you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.” –Charles F. Kettering



May 19, 2017

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” –M. Kathleen Casey



May 18, 2017

“To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.” –Confucius


Plug Away

May 17, 2017

“Plug away, learn, and work with everyone to improve what we do.” –Marty Rubalcaba


Running Away

May 16, 2017

“Running away from a problem only increases the distance from the solution.”


I will

May 15, 2017

“All that I can, I will.” –French saying