Benjamin Gordon is the Managing Partner for Cambridge Capital, a leading investor, advisor and partner for successful companies in the supply chain sector. Cambridge has invested in several outstanding transportation, logistics, and supply chain technology companies including Grand Junction, XPO, Bringg, and others. Cambridge and its affiliate, BGSA, have also advised companies including UPS, YRCW, GENCO, NFI and others.
Prior to Cambridge Capital, Benjamin founded 3PLex, the Internet solution enabling third-party logistics companies to automate their business. 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-commerce and logistics business models.
Benjamin is a published author and recognized expert on transportation and logistics, and has been quoted extensively by national media including CNBC, The New York Times, Business Week, ABC, Lehrer News Hour, Journal of Commerce, Transport Topics, Supply Chain Management Quarterly, and Traffic World. Benjamin has been a featured speaker, moderator, and/or chairman at the 3PL Summit, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), NASSTRAC, the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), AMB, the International Warehousing and Logistics Association (IWLA), and other industry events. In addition, Benjamin leads the annual BGSA Supply Chain conference, the largest annual conference for CEOs from all segments of the global supply chain.
Benjamin is an active civic leader who is committed to giving back to the community. As founder and chairman of GesherCity, he has boosted young adult volunteerism, expanding the organization from startup to over 100,000 members in twenty locations. Benjamin has also served as Chairman of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) of Palm Beach. Benjamin has served on the Boards of several non-profit groups, including the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), JCC Association, Palm Beach United Way, Palm Beach Federation, Palm Beach YPO, the Middle East Forum, and various other community organizations.
Benjamin received a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale College.