Inside Logistics

KPMG acquires Groupe 4L2

Montreal-based firm focuses on setting up DCs


February 28, 2011
by MM&D staff

MONTRÉAL: Audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG has acquired Groupe 4L2, a consulting firm specializing in applied distribution logistics.

“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, with KPMG.

Groupe 4L2’s core business is setting up distribution centres and networks. The firm’s founder and president Stephan Lauzon and Nicolas Hien, Groupe 4L2 project director, will work in strategic advisory roles. Both will be based in Montréal within KPMG’s business effectiveness team. They are, respectively, SCL Canada’s Québec Chapter chair and president of APICS Montréal.

“It is with great pleasure that we are joining KPMG,” said Lauzon. “Through this exciting partnership, our clients will benefit from KPMG’s global network and the strength of a team of leading professionals.”