Slice of History – “The Real McCoy”

In honor of Black History Month, we would like to recognize the contributions that one inventor in particular has had on the transportation industry, which is Elijah McCoy. According to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), McCoy invented the automatic oil cup, which became a staple in many locomotives and heavy machinery. Narrowing the focus on […]

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The Power of Positive Thinking

Many of us have fell victim to destructive thoughts, both imaginary and factual. The average person generates 25,000 to 50,000 thoughts per day, according to Hara Estroff Marano, editor in chief of “Psychology Today.” These figures mean that roughly 1,000 to 2,000 thoughts are created per hour. What could we possibly be thinking of!? And […]

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Surviving in the War Zone – Brand Marketing

In this technological world, marketing your business through the plethora of social media platforms makes promoting brand awareness more accessible than ever. However, according to Bill McBean’s “Facts of Business Life: If You Don’t Market Your Business, You Don’t Have One,” the market is a “war zone” and businesses have to relentlessly work on their […]

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Dose of Affirmation

“You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt    Putting your best foot forward and entering activities without the possibility of defeat sets the pace for both your performance and the end result. Think for a moment […]

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Dose of Affirmation

“People are not the most important asset. The right people are.” – Jim Collins It is true, much of what successful business relies on is not just people, but the right people. A team of individuals who incur more costs than rewards for your company could be toxic to your business and to your employees. […]

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Connections Nationwide and Regionally

There has been a trend for nationwide delivery services, such as FedEx and UPS, to link up with regional and local courier services for “same-day and overnight” deliveries, as mentioned in Courier Magazine. Here at Central Delivery Systems, we work closely with FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics (CIL) and UPS for weekly and intermittent deliveries, with […]

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Dose of Affirmation

“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” – Albert Einstein The most complex ideas can be explained in the simplest of terms if you truly understand what you’re talking about. Intelligence is measured in many ways, but the most fundamental is one’s ability to explain things in a […]

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Dose of Affirmation

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” Warren Buffett    Businessman, investor, and philanthropist Warren Buffett may know a thing or two about the importance of a good reputation. Today’s affirmation means to focus on your behavior and act in ways that are aligned to your own character and to […]

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Paying it Forward

At Central Delivery Systems, we pride ourselves on giving back to our community and supporting the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.  One of the many ways we pay it forward is through sponsorship.This year we sponsored “Coog’s House” which is one of the participating teams in Wolffest, a senior capstone project through the University of Houston’s Wolff Center […]

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Out With Old and In With The New

Small businesses in Houston’s flourishing business community must strategically reinvent and brand themselves in the most optimal way possible. This will attract customers and keep competitors on their toes. Luckily, the convenience of the internet makes achieving this task an easy feat. In fact, some of the best tools businesses can utilize are social networking […]

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