LIDD defines optimal distribution networks in terms of the number of facilities to support distribution, their location and their size.

Our staff has a deep understanding of critical concepts in network structure and uses powerful software tools to determine the ideal solution.  

By optimizing your distribution network, we help you:  

Network optimization

Determine the logical distribution network that aims for an optimal future design while considering your current assets and business constraints

Evaluate capital investments and operating expenses to define the ideal roadmap

Understand the transition process to transform your network into a new design 

Learn more about our services: DC OptimizationDC DesignDC ImplementationFood and Beverage Processing and Outsourced Support (3PL)


Read David’s Bio

David Beaudet Senior Partner
David Beaudet Senior Partner

David has worked on a wide range of logistics mandates across North America since 2004. He has been involved in network design, warehouse design and expansion, process re-engineering and the selection of warehouse management systems. His experience lies within all segments of the food industry, pharmaceuticals as well as industrial distribution. David holds a master’s degree in Logistics from HEC Montréal. 

Read Germán’s Bio

Germán Alonso Director
Germán Alonso Director

Germán has deep experience in leading and implementing new processes and services, process re-engineering and IT applications. Prior to LIDD, he coordinated monthly and annual activities related to managing a $300M pipeline of projects and initiatives, their approval, funding and progress through delivery. He joined LIDD as a Director and manages teams of engineers designing and implementing distribution centres across North America and improving distribution networks for companies across different industries. Germán holds a B.Eng. from Universidad de Los Andes and an MBA from McGill University. 

Read Raphaël’s Bio

Raphaël Leite-Corthésy Director
Raphaël Leite-Corthésy Director

Raphaël is a Director in LIDD’s Design & Strategy practice. Based in the firm’s Montreal office, he leads teams of analysts and designers in the conception and implementation of profit efficient facilities. He is also responsible for leading engineers in their mandates to optimize distribution and manufacturing operations at LIDD’s clients.

Since joining LIDD in 2016, Raphaël has been involved in several of the firm’s major projects in the Food & Beverage, Hardware, and Pharmeceutical industries. Thanks to excellent engineering and communication skills, he has helped LIDD clients gain a better understanding of their requirements before advising them in the implementation of new facility designs and layout resets that enable improved efficiency and support future growth.

Raphaël holds a B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering as well as an M.Sc. A. in Operations Research from Polytechnique de Montréal. He was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal in 2015.

Read Jennifer’s Bio

Jennifer Hall Managing Director
Jennifer Hall Managing Director

Jennifer has executed numerous distribution center design, expansion and implementation projects focusing on food, beverage and consumer goods. Her work involves helping clients design, justify and implement facilities’ infrastructure, e-commerce platforms and meal-solution operations. Jennifer holds a degree in Civil Engineering from McGill University.   

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