Pam Holdrup is a founder and Principal of Proven Logistics Solutions, (PLS) a logistics training and consulting firm located in Houston, Texas. Pam’s career spans over 37 years in freight forwarding and logistics management with a focus towards Project Logistics. As a founding member and owner of WTS, an extremely well respected integrated logistics services company, Pam has worked with many major oil and gas and engineering companies to assist in designing processes to effectively manage the global door-to-door logistics programs for their multibillion dollar projects. Her input was vital to insuring that proper materials arrived safely, within budget and on time to meet schedule demands. Pam’s expertise includes 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 supply chain management, including the establishment and oversight of compliance programs. Most recently, Pam served as Senior Vice President of Global Business Development for Agility Project Logistics, Inc., where her responsibilities included sales and development of new and expanded business from many Fortune 100 companies. In this position, Pam worked with global operations in the development and implementation of customized logistics programs based on years of practical lessons learned through wide ranging experience in the industry.
Proven Logistics Solutions (PLS) was established to provide quality educational programs and consulting that delivers practical applications to the workplace. Through public seminars and webinars, and customized in-house training and consulting services, PLS uses techniques that have proven successful in the workplace to help companies equip their international logistics teams with the confidence, tools and skills they need to do the job right, the first time. With a combined total of over 100 years’ experience in freight forwarding, transportation and logistics management, PLS experts provide a unique and extremely practical perspective on the actual application and execution of successful international transportation programs. This extensive hands-on operational and management background places a wealth of knowledge at our client’s disposal. Working with our customers, 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.