Empowering International Trading Companies since 1992.

Export Edge Training is a leading independent training and consultancy company in Ireland, providing training, consultancy and recruitment services to over a thousand clients since 1992.

Export Edge Professional Expertise

Mr Austin Rutledge, CEO Export Edge Training

Austin has over 25 years senior level experience with major international companies, following graduation from University College Dublin and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.  He worked at a strategic level, covering the functions of Managing Director, Financial or Commercial Manager and Company Secretary within the sectors of training and consultancy, multinational computer sales and services, merchant banking and project management.

He has represented trade associations at the Revenue Commissioners Customs Consultative Committee for many years.

Austin has played a leading role in the development of the professional diploma course in Global Trade and e-Business on behalf of the Institute of International Trade in Ireland.  He has also developed short export excellence programmes (in association with the Irish Exporters Association) which has achieved certification from the Irish Training and Employment Authority.

Austin has directly initiated the development of many projects, which included the design and development of web based training (DC-PRO) with budget spend in the millions.

Corporate Presentation

Lecturers,Training Support and Administration

Training staff of eight part time professional lecturers, plus six full time support staff.

Export Edge is proud to have assisted in the success and growth of their clients, by providing professional training and services in supporting clients’ international export trade growth.

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Client's testimonials.

“Austin has always provided us with a clear insight on documentary requirements for African countries import compliance, i rely on his knowledgeable services to simplify the import regulatory process for emerging countries such as Algeria, Cameron, Congo and Libya to achieve conformity certification and documentary letters of credit compliance”





Maartan Edelman
Operation Manager, MFA
“Ingersoll Rand have been using Export Edge services for many years, to provide staff support within the areas of export administration and letters of credit contract management under technical international rules. We have always been very pleased with Export Edge professional services and staff expertise and have no hesitation in recommending them.”




John Walley
Ingersoll Rand
“Export Edge have been providing Doosan with support and technical staffing services in the areas of Letters of Credit administration, covering exports to risk markets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The accurate and timely coordination of external parties, plus completion of documentation for submission to international banks within complex rules, requires significant knowledge and attention to detail, which Export Edge staff provide with enthusiasm and dedication. We are very pleased to recommend Export Edge.”
John Kelly
Doosan .Co