KPMG builds leading distribution logistics services team
MONTRÉAL, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - KPMG LLP (Canada) announced today that it has
acquired Groupe 4L2, a consulting firm that specializes in applied distribution logistics.
With this transaction, KPMG consolidates its strong position in supply
chain and operations management services nationally.
"The purchase of Groupe 4L2 by KPMG creates one of Canada's leading distribution and logistics
professional services firms," said Jeff Smith, Canadian Managing
Partner, Advisory. "Groupe 4L2 is a Canadian leader in logistics; its core business is the highly
specialized service of setting up distribution centres and networks,"
said Guy Langlois, Head of Advisory, Montréal. Groupe 4L2 clients include nationally recognized brands. Through this partnership,
clients of both firms will benefit from new talent and enhanced
Groupe 4L2 Founder and President Stephan Lauzon and Nicolas Hien, Groupe 4L2 Project Director, join the firm in strategic advisory roles. Both will
be based in Montréal within KPMG's Business Effectiveness team.
Stephan Lauzon and Nicolas Hien are recognized as leaders in the supply
chain and distribution logistics field and are, respectively, SCL
Canada's Québec Chapter Chair and President of APICS Montréal, the
leading supply chain associations in Quebec.
"It is with great pleasure that we are joining KPMG," said Stephan
Lauzon. "Through this exciting partnership, our clients will benefit
from KPMG's global network and the strength of a team of leading
professionals. Together, we will work to keep our clients one step
ahead in distribution and logistics management."
In combination with recent partnerships and acquisitions, this
transaction continues to position KPMG as a leader in helping
organizations transform their business operations and achieve their
KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm, a Canadian limited
liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is the
Canadian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG
International"). KPMG International's member firms have over 140,000
professionals, including more than 7,900 partners, in 146 countries.
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