• Phone: 832-234-4101
  • Email: info@provenlogisticssolutions.com

Mission Statement

“Our goal is to deliver essential educational courses and consulting services that can be practically applied in the work place to equip our clients to address the ever changing logistics and regulatory environment through growth of knowledge, mitigation of risk and reduction of unnecessary costs.”

 

Proven Logistics Solutions LLC (PLS) was established to provide quality educational programs and consulting that delivers practical applications to the workplace. We are dedicated to the professional development of global logistics, supply chain and transportation personnel through the use of proven techniques. Working with our clients, we strive to bridge knowledge gaps and bring consistency to processes with a focus toward total quality control and cost effectiveness. Using real-life scenarios, we create a learning environment that promotes the development of pro-active reasoning and practical application. PLS believes that building on basic transportation management fundamentals creates a strong foundation that aids in the development of an exceptional team of global logistics professionals.

In the fast paced world in which we work, with its many pressures and deadlines, PLS understands that it can be difficult for management to allocate time to conduct training in-house to keep their staff abreast of the changes in our industry. We closely monitor the rules and regulations to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the changes that will affect the way you export and import your goods. Our courses are geared toward equipping your team with necessary information, in a concise format, that allows you to quickly integrate it into your processes.

Who We Are

The team of instructors and consultants at PLS comprises experienced professionals whose complementary and varied skills span the entire international logistics arena. Each has operational roots, with years of increasing responsibility resulting in regional and global roles with management and financial responsibility. Their experience provides a unique and extremely practical perspective on the actual application and execution of successful international transportation programs. Throughout their careers, our instructors have led training sessions with internal and client staff and have served as guest speakers and subject matter experts in many different forums.

Our team is extremely proud of their proven reputation for setting high standards with regard to industry knowledge, trained staff, compliance and customer satisfaction, while increasing profitability and building strong client partnering relationships. The PLS management team and teaching staff include:

Pam Holdrup is a founder and Principal of Proven Logistics Solutions (PLS) where, since 2010, Pam has provided practical consulting and training services to in all areas of the Logistics and Supply Chain to clients around the world. Pam’s career spans over 37 years in freight forwarding and logistics management. As a founding member and owner of WTS, A Global Logistics Company, Pam has worked with most all major oil and gas, energy and engineering companies to assist in designing processes to effectively manage the global door-to-door logistics programs for their diverse and increasingly challenging multibillion-dollar projects. Pam’s expertise includes all areas of logistics operations as well as pre-project planning through implementation and ongoing management of KPIs. Her skill set is also comprised of vessel chartering, managing bids and proposals, contract negotiations and the identification of best practices in global logistics processes and management, including the establishment and oversight of total compliance programs. Before becoming one of the founders of PLS, Pam served as Senior Vice President of Global Business Development for Agility Project Logistics, Inc., where her responsibilities included the development and implementation of practical, customized global logistics programs and project plans for clients.

Pam was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the Houston District Export Council where she serves as Vice Chair with responsibilities for educational and outreach programs to help local companies grow their exports. is responsible for the Houston Export University Program. Pam contributes as speaker for the U.S. Commercial Service, International Transportation Management Association, University of Houston, Project Management Institute the Breakbulk Conferences and other industry organizations. Pam studied at the University of Houston and has attended project and logistics management courses throughout her career. She is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the International Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA), and other industry associations. and is currently in the process of obtaining her PMP Certification. She was one of only a handful of attendees from the U.S. in Paris at the International Chamber of Commerce launch conference of Incoterms® 2010 and is certified as an “Incoterms® 2010 Master Trainer” by ICC Paris. Pam was certified in Paris by the International Chamber of Commerce as “Incoterms® 2010 Master Trainer” and was most recently certified/trained by the ICC to “Incoterms® 2020”.
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Cheryl Fee is a founder and Principal of Proven Logistics Solutions (PLS). She was also a founding member of WTS, A Global Logistics Company, a full-service freight forwarding, customs brokerage and export packing company, with a focus on major capital projects. Cheryl has an extensive background in all aspects of logistics and freight forwarding management in her role as Ocean Export Manager, Fritz Companies, as well as operations roles at WTS. Serving as the Executive Vice President of WTS, Cheryl was responsible for Finance, Accounting, Human Resources and Administrative functions; she was also responsible for overall operations, Quality, HSE, C-TPAT and major client oversight. As a member of the WTS Board of Directors as well as the Management Committee, she was instrumental in directing the company both tactically and strategically. After WTS’ acquisition by Agility, Cheryl served as Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative Services for Agility Project Logistics. In this capacity Cheryl played a key role in working with the management planning committee on the re-organization and integration of three separate organizations into a single entity in Houston.

Cheryl’s hands on experience, combined with her skills in employee management, as well as the organization of cash flow and cost controls, are superb. These techniques bring the balance required for the effective planning and execution of supply chain and logistics projects.Cheryl holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston and a UCLA Anderson School of Management Certificate in Management Development for Entrepreneurs Program. Cheryl serves on the Board of Directors of the International Transportation Management Association and contributes as a speaker for Houston Community College, the Breakbulk Conferences and international transportation related organizations.

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