How will the Coronavirus Change Logistics Technology?

Will the coronavirus cause logistics technology to grow faster? That is exactly what we are seeing. The COVID-19 challenge is encouraging companies to accelerate their adoption of new technologies that boost productivity. Beneficiaries include robotics, drones, transportation management systems (TMS), robotics process automation (RPA), and more. In turn, venture capital and private equity firms are [...]

By |2020-05-11T15:48:14+00:00May 11th, 2020|

Social Distancing and Logistics

The new buzzword in coronavirus containment is "social distancing." What is it, and what does it mean for logistics? China has popularized application of "social distancing" in a bid to control the runaway Covid-19 coronavirus. After a slow start, China has moved aggressively in Wuhan and elsewhere. Key measures have included closing schools, quarantining entire [...]

By |2020-03-10T17:44:29+00:00March 13th, 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|

Food Fight: How Whole Foods Made Amazon Logistics

It’s been two years since Amazon bought Whole Foods. At the time, analysts touted the deal as an Amazon initiative to dominate food retail. But is that what really happened? Looking back and looking forward, what can we learn about Amazon’s goals and strategy? In short — it’s all about logistics. First of all, it’s important to [...]

By |2020-02-05T05:16:28+00:00November 4th, 2019|

The Battle to Digitize Truck Brokerage: Who Will Win?

Digital freight brokers are challenging the incumbents. Will the winner be a startup like Convoy, Transfix, or Uber Freight? Or a giant like XPO, CH Robinson, or Echo? The Opportunity The upside is enormous. Trucking is a $734 billion market. Truckload and less-than-truckload revenue constitutes close to $400 billion. If 20% of that market is [...]

By |2020-02-05T05:13:09+00:00October 18th, 2019|

Thoughts on Supply Chain Technology and Logistics: How Corporate Giants are Holding off Disrupters

Cambridge Capital in Fortune Magazine The pace of change in transportation and logistics has never been faster! We are witnessing a flurry of activity: driverless trucks, e-commerce marketplaces, machine-to-machine platooning, and more. How can transportation and logistics firms keep up? One option is to invest in the disruptors. At Cambridge Capital here in sunny Palm [...]

By |2020-02-05T04:59:50+00:00June 15th, 2017|

Transportation: A Window into the Economy

CNBC Interview on Transportation, Logistics, and the Economy with BGSA's Ben Gordon CNBC's Sue Herera and I discussed the state of transportation and logistics, and the implications for the broader economy. Now more than ever, great companies in the supply chain sector need the ability to adapt. In the interview, we talk about cycling, consolidation [...]

By |2020-02-05T05:11:40+00:00May 20th, 2017|

M&A in Logistics: an Interview

New Deals in Logistics with BGSA's Ben Gordon Dustin Matteson asked me to do an interview with him on M&A and the future of logistics. Dustin specializes in the supply chain, and this was a good opportunity to explore the big issues in our sector, so I was happy to do so. Winners with the [...]

By |2020-02-05T05:09:54+00:00May 14th, 2017|