About Benjamin Gordon

Benjamin Gordon is the CEO of Cambridge Capital, an investor in transportation, logistics, and supply chain technology companies. He has founded four companies in supply chain and related fields. For more information, please visit https://benjamingordon.me/about/.

Ben Gordon: Supply Chain Execs Optimistic About Growth, Ready For M&A

View Full Article Here - Yahoo Finance The majority of transportation and logistics executives expect their businesses to grow by more than 10% in 2020 and say they are "very likely" to consider a merger, acquisition, investment or other transaction in 2020, according to survey data gathered at BGSA's annual conference. Last week at The Breakers [...]

By |2020-02-01T19:51:36+00:00February 1st, 2020|

Supply Chain Experts Take on Amazon: Benjamin Gordon in Palm Beach Post

Executives pondered options this week during the BG Strategic Advisors Supply Chain Conference at the Breakers in Palm Beach. Full Link Here The rapid growth of Amazon’s delivery business model was a hot topic among concerned logistics and transportation executives at the BG Strategic Advisors Supply Chain Conference at the Breakers this week. The issue [...]

By |2020-01-30T02:50:35+00:00January 29th, 2020|

BGSA Supply Chain Conference 2020: Interview with Ben Gordon, in Logistics Management

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor, Logistics Management · January 23, 2020 Full Link Here This week, the 14th annual BG Strategic Advisors annual conference, BGSA Supply Chain Conference 2020, kicked off at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. This event positions itself as the “only CEO-level event focused on all segments of the supply [...]

By |2020-01-30T02:49:27+00:00January 29th, 2020|

Logistics Technology Investments with Ben Gordon

Listen to Podcast Here Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s episode we welcome Benjamin Gordon of Cambridge Capital, a capital investment firm with a focus on logistics & logistics technology. Ben is a long time veteran of the logistics industry, having first worked for a company that developed [...]

By |2020-01-30T02:43:55+00:00January 29th, 2020|

The Cold Chain Heats Up

Cold chain logistics is on fire. In the last year, we have seen a string of deals in temperature-controlled supply chain services. Buyers and investors have funded aggressive initiatives in this market, in the US and around the world. On the technology side, Cold Chain Technologies sold to Aurora Capital. The deal marked a milestone [...]

By |2020-08-28T02:14:10+00:00January 10th, 2020|

Three Waves of Innovation in Logistics: Railroads, Ships and Amazon

Welcome to chapter three of my five-part series on the history and future of supply chain innovation! Today we focus on three waves of innovation over the last three centuries. How did we get from the steam engine to the container ship today? https://youtu.be/S7aIg3MrLHc     Chapter One: The Railroad In my view, it all [...]

By |2020-08-28T02:21:53+00:00December 31st, 2019|

How Amazon Disrupted Logistics

Amazon has disrupted logistics. As a result, the supply chain sector looks radically different today. This video interview explains why. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR5EcfMvghg&feature=youtu.be Robotics is a case in point. In 2012, Amazon bought a warehouse robotics company, Kiva, for $775 million, marking the 2nd-most-expensive acquisition in its history to date. This month, Shopify acquired 6 River Systems [...]

By |2020-08-28T02:29:02+00:00December 27th, 2019|

Future of Logistics: What Comes Next?

The world of logistics is changing quickly. What does the future hold? At Cambridge Capital, we see eight key themes as particularly important. They include Last-mile: how does freight get from your website purchase to your home? Globalization: how do companies navigate cross-border regulations and conduct trade? Consolidation: in the fragmented world of the supply chain, how do the [...]

By |2020-08-28T02:41:14+00:00December 25th, 2019|

How to Raise Money for Your Company

This is one of the questions I get asked the most frequently. It’s very simple, yet incredibly important. If you can attract A-list investors to your venture, you may be on your way to building the next unicorn. If you can’t, then you may be at risk of hitting a wall. Why do I get [...]

By |2020-08-28T02:34:57+00:00December 23rd, 2019|

Why Cold Chain is Hot

Cold-storage warehousing has become a hot sector. In the past year, we have seen a flood of capital pouring into temperature-controlled logistics facilities. Investors and buyers have rushed into the sector, eager to snap up the facilities that support the food supply chain. Industry leaders Lineage Logistics and Americold in particular have been on a [...]

By |2019-12-20T20:50:00+00:00December 20th, 2019|