Jim Butts

Supply Chain Expertise and Technology Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson

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Jim Butts — Senior Vice President - Retired

Jim was named senior vice president in December 2007, having served as an executive and officer of C.H. Robinson since April 2002. Previous positions with the company include transportation manager at the Chicago South and Detroit branches. Jim has been with C.H. Robinson since 1978, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University. Jim serves on the Advisory Board of Logistics Quarterly and on the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management's Supply Chain and Operations Board of Advisors. Jim is also a member of the Board of Directors of Store to Door, a non-profit agency that delivers groceries to adults who are unable to shop for themselves.

Managing in These Challenging Times

Management and Leadership

In challenging times such as these, successful management and leadership are all about meeting expectations. When many people hear that statement, the first thing that comes to mind is meeting the expectations of upper management. No doubt meeting and exceeding senior management’s expectations is of primary concern in these days of cutbacks, furloughs, layoffs, plant closings and bankruptcies, but these are not the expectations that need our primary focus. Read More…

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