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Benjamin Gordon Grant

Welcome to Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital Grant

About Benjamin Gordon

Benjamin Gordon of Cambridge Capital: A Luminary in the Supply Chain and Logistics Sector

Benjamin Gordon, the founder and managing partner of Cambridge Capital, stands as a beacon of innovation and leadership in the supply chain and logistics industry. With a career spanning decades, Benjamin has been instrumental in advising on over $1 billion worth of transportation and logistics transactions, showcasing his unparalleled expertise and vision.

A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School, Benjamin’s journey began at his family’s transportation business, Automotive Management Inc. (now Penske). His entrepreneurial spirit led him to create 3PLex, one of the pioneering logistics e-commerce platforms, which later caught the attention of global shipping giant, Maersk.

In 2010, Benjamin’s vision gave birth to Cambridge Capital, a private equity firm dedicated to the transportation, logistics, and supply chain technology sectors. Under his leadership, Cambridge Capital has not only invested in but also nurtured several groundbreaking companies in the field. His commitment to fostering innovation is evident in his involvement with companies like GENCO, UPS, DHL, and Kuehne & Nagel LeadLogistics.

Beyond his business endeavors, Benjamin Gordon’s commitment to community and philanthropy is commendable. As the founder and chairman of GesherCity, he has amplified young adult volunteerism, expanding its reach to over 100,000 members across twenty locations. His service to various boards, including the Palm Beach United Way, Palm Beach Federation, and the Middle East Forum, underscores his dedication to making a difference.

A recognized expert in his field, Benjamin’s insights have been sought by major media outlets like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and FreightWaves. His writings, which delve into the intricacies of the supply chain world, have been featured in esteemed publications such as Fortune and SupplyChainBrain.

In essence, Benjamin Gordon is not just a name but a legacy in the world of supply chain and logistics. With Cambridge Capital at the helm of his achievements, he continues to shape the future of the industry, one innovation at a time.

For New 2021-22 Grant – Click Here.

“Last Updated – 10th-Feb-2022
Last Grant Winner Details are as below.

1) Winner Name – John Lannin
2) University Name – Villa Maria Academy High School
3) Amount Paid – $1,000
4) Student Id – 2000806441

Old details below

Past Updated – 7th-April-2021
Past Grant Winner Details are as below.

1) Winner Name – Gavin Duhe
2) University Name – Northern Virginia Community College
3) Amount Paid – $1,000
4) Payment method – Check sent to the University
5) Paid date – 3/27/2021″

The Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital Grant has been established by by Benjamin Gordon, an expert in the field of supply chain management.  

Ben’s establishment of the Grant is just one of his philanthropic initiatives.   Its mission is to aid one undergraduate student seeking to lower his/her tuition burden.   The $1000 award is merit based, and will be made to the student who pens a thoughtful essay addressing the topic noted below.  The grant amount will be deposited into the winning students financial aid account.  


Undergraduate freshman, sophomores, or juniors attending an accredited college or university in the United States are invited to  apply for the Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital grant.

Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital Grant Details

Benjamin Gordon is well aware of the exorbitant cost of tuition fees, and that the challenge of obtaining a degree is as high as it has ever been. The Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital Grant has been designed to address those needs.

The Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital grant is merit based, and the winner will have composed a thoughtful essay of 700-800 words addressing the following topic:  

“Name 10 supply chain management best practices for retail businesses in 2021. Elaborate on the importance of supply management with accurate data and industry examples to support your essay.”

How to Apply for the Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital Grant

All submissions for the Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital grant must be sent via email to The essay should be attached to the email using a WORD-DOC. 

  • First & Last Name
  • Contact number
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Date of anticipated graduation date (DD.MM.YYYY)
  • University name
  • Current GPA
  • Biography of 200-250 words

Deadline and Review Process:

  • All applications for the Benjamin Gordon Cambridge Capital grant must be received by December 15, 2021.
  • The award winner will be informed on December 31, 2021 via email.
  • The name of the recipient to be published on

The Application

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Disclaimer: As we will be announcing and featuring the winner on our website, we kindly request a photograph of each applicant to accompany the announcement.
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Honoring Our 2022 $1000 Laureate: Empowering Future Leaders

Name: Gavin Duhe

Colorado State University