Columbus acquires ERP consultancy, Client Strategy Group

Press Release

July 6, 2016

Columbus acquires ERP consultancy, Client Strategy Group

Norwell, MA – July 6, 2016 – Columbus (OMX: COLUM) has acquired Microsoft Dynamics ERP focused consultancy, Client Strategy Group (CSG). The acquisition grows Columbus’ market presence in the United States and supports Columbus’ strategy of helping clients increase the value of their ERP investment and lead them through their businesses’ digital transformation.

“We are excited to have Client Strategy Group join the Columbus US organization.  Columbus is dedicated to providing the highest level customer satisfaction in the market, the addition of CSG will strengthen our ability to deliver premium implementation and lifetime support services to our mutual clients.” says Keld Olsen, Country Manager, Columbus US.

CSG is recognized for their specialized competencies and solutions with Microsoft Dynamics AX. The acquisition gives Columbus the opportunity to help clients improve and optimize their Microsoft Dynamics applications to an even greater extent.

“With the combination of coast-to-coast reach in the US, a global presence and the extensive resources of Columbus, I am confident that CSG will be even better positioned to deliver exceptional services to our clients that will increase the value they receive from their ERP investment”, says Dave Hooper, CEO, CSG.

Founded in 2003, CSG has 19 employees and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.  CSG will operate under the name CSG – a Columbus company.

Today, Columbus has coast-to-coast representation in the United States with 27 offices and 250 employees. Columbus is among the leading value providers of digital business solutions in selected industries and is well positioned to provide for the needs of customers in the US in the years to come.


About Columbus

Columbus is an international consultancy serving customers worldwide. We are experts in developing and providing business applications to the food, manufacturing and distribution industries. We’ve proved this through 25 years of experience with more than 6,000 successful implementations. Columbus has offices and partners all around the world.  For more information visit:


About Client Strategy Group

The Client Strategy Group (CSG) is a consultancy that assists clients throughout the US with their existing Microsoft Dynamics AX solutions.  CSG has proven expertise in upgrades, performance optimization, Enterprise Data Management, and Business Intelligence.  We utilize our unique experience and business model to deliver exceptional services to our clients in order to maximize the value of their ERP investment.