Facility Implementation

From ideation to go-live, LIDD can help you bring every aspect of your distribution center to life. From vendor selection to installation, and from permitting to staff training, LIDD can focus on your implementation so that you can focus on your business.

Get up and running without business interruption.

Source the best architect, general contractor, and equipment suppliers.

Ensure design integrity is maintained during the development of standard operating procedures and training materials.

Train your staff on new processes, systems, and equipment.

Plan migration operations and provide ongoing support pre and post implementation.

LIDD facility implementation services.

Migration Planning & Execution

LIDD project managers supervise the move from your previous space to your new home. Have confidence that your inventory and timelines are well taken care of. 

MHE Specifications & Selection

We leverage our global network and your local market to score vendors and handpick facility equipment according to your unique distribution center design.

Materials Handling  Installation

Don’t delay a go-live because of an unreliable vendor. Count on LIDD to drive installation dates and ensure your equipment is installed as designed.

Product Slotting

Improve picking rates and optimize flow. Rely on LIDD’s data-driven models to maximize labor productivity with the ideal pick line slotting strategy.

Systems Commissioning

We oversee the installation and testing of your key building infrastructure systems, such as Warehouse Management System (WMS), automated material handling equipment, and more. Go-live with confidence. 

Cutover Planning & Go-Live Support

By stress-testing your equipment, your software, and your staff, we can give you confidence in your go-live.

Experience the LIDD approach.


Operating designs driven by science


Professional project management


Unified facility & software expertise


Experience to overcome obstacles

Success Stories

Meet the LIDD team.

Have confidence in the future of your business. Trust your implementations to our experts.

Chris Hagle

Managing Director

Christopher Hagle is a Director with LIDD’s Design team at our Toronto offices. He is responsible for managing client relationships and leading teams of designer in the execution of projects such as network studies, warehouse designs and implementation, and operational process improvements. He has deep industry expertise in Retail, CPG, Grocery, Alcohol, Cannabis, and eCommerce. Chris began his career on the warehouse floor, supervising distribution operations at Canadian Tire. Soon thereafter, he was implementing process improvements that drove positive value across local and national supply chains. Prior to joining LIDD, Christopher was working as a supply chain transformation executive. He has helped the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and other large North American distribution companies achieve large-scale transformational projects such as distribution centre implementations. Throughout his career, Chris has leveraged his experience to design and implement efficient end-to-end supply chain infrastructure solutions. Christopher holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the Ryerson University.

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Jennifer Hall


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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Germán Alonso

Senior Managing Director LATAM and Caribbean

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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