Selecting the right third-party logistics provider (3PL) or contract manufacturer, establishing and maintaining a fair contract, and evaluating performance are critical for keeping costs low and service levels high. 

LIDD assists companies of all sizes in acquiring or maintaining outsourced operations support.  


LIDD Helps You: 

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Decide if outsourcing is right by analyzing your current operations and distribution strategy and modeling alternative approaches  

Find the best partners by tapping into LIDD’s knowledge of 3PLs and contract manufacturers throughout North America. We’ll help you prepare Requests for Proposals and manage the bid process.  

Reduce operating costs by establishing, evaluating and maintaining a fair contract  

Learn more about our services: DC OptimizationDC DesignDC ImplementationNetwork Optimization, and Food and Beverage Processing.


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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. 


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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. 


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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.   


Read Emilio’s Bio

Emilio Colangelo Director
Emilio Colangelo Director

Emilio Colangelo is a Director based in LIDD’s Montreal office and a leader in LIDD’s NetSuite and strategy practices. He is responsible for developing integrated supply chain strategies, managing client relationships, and overseeing the work of LIDD employees dedicated to NetSuite’s configuration, implementation, and integration.

Since joining LIDD in 2016, Emilio has worked with leading US & Canadian companies in the Food & Beverage, eCommerce, Publishing, Manufacturing and 3PL Logistics industries. His consulting experience spans a wide range of mandates including physical infrastructure design, supply chain software selection & implementation, and S&OP process design.

Emilio’s attention to detail and his multi-practice consulting background have repeatedly helped clients achieve meaningful operations transformations. His ability to build close relationships within client organizations from executive leadership to front-line management has been proven at multinationals and quickly growing start-ups. As a director, Emilio leverages his experience to engineer processes and develop fine-tuned NetSuite solutions to align clients’ operations with their vision.

Emilio holds a B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering from Concordia University. In addition to his experience at LIDD, Emilio worked at one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and for a Big4 consulting firm.


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