About Ben Gordon

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Benjamin Gordon is Managing Partner of Cambridge Capital, a West Palm Beach-based private equity firm investing in transportation, logistics, and supply chain technology companies. The Cambridge team includes CEOs and leaders who have built companies like GENCO, FedEx Supply Chain, Kuehne & Nagel LeadLogistics, UPS, and others. Benjamin is also Editor-in-Chief of SUPPLY CHAINS, Cambridge’s publication that focuses on trends and opportunities resulting from both old-economy transportation and new-economy technology.

Benjamin is also Managing Partner of BG Strategic Advisors (BGSA), a West Palm Beach-based investment banking firm focused on the supply chain sector. BGSA helps supply chain CEOs to maximize their value via mergers, acquisitions, investments, and other strategic initiatives. Benjamin has worked with firms such as UPSDHLKuehne & NagelAgility LogisticsNFI LogisticsGENCONations ExpressRaytransEcho Global, Dixie, Wilpak, and others. At BGSA, Benjamin Gordon leads the annual BGSA Supply Chain conference, the largest annual conference for CEOs from all segments of the global supply chain.

Prior to Cambridge Capital, Benjamin founded 3PLex, the web-based transportation management system (TMS) for the logistics sector.  Benjamin raised $28 million from blue-chip investors including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, BancBoston Ventures, Con-Way, and Ionian.  3PLex has since been sold to Maersk.

Prior to 3PLex, Benjamin led strategy projects in transportation and technology at Mercer Management Consulting, where he developed one of the first e-marketplace strategies for a logistics client.

Expertise

As a recognized expert in the supply chain and technology sector, Benjamin is trusted for his insights on the market. Benjamin Gordon has been published in FortuneCNBCSupplyChainBrainData Driven InvestorSupply Chain 247Freightwaves, and Supply Chain Management Review. He has been interviewed or featured by the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalForbesBusinessWeek, ABC, Lehrer News Hour, Journal of Commerce, Transport Topics, Supply Chain Management Quarterly, and Traffic World.

Community

Benjamin is an active civic leader who is committed to giving back to the community. As founder and chairman of GesherCity, he boosted young adult volunteerism, expanding the organization to over 100,000 members in twenty locations. Benjamin has also served on the Boards of several non-profit groups, including the Palm Beach United Way, the Palm Beach Federation, the Palm Beach Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the JDC, the JCCA, the Middle East Forum, and various other community organizations. Benjamin has also served as Chairman of the Palm Beach Chapter of YPO.

Education

Benjamin earned a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale College.