bannerOn 25th May 2016, Saving Point is holding an interactive seminar to discuss the tools and processes necessary for Australian businesses to flourish in the arena of international trade.

The following businesses and professionals are encouraged to attend:

● Importers

● Exporters

● Manufacturers

● Accountants & Business Advisors


1. International Freight – Show Me the Money: Strategies to reduce costs and maximise efficiency and stability in international freight and supply chain.

Saving Point

2. Entrepreneurs’ Programme – Connections & Opportunities: Government support for a diverse range of businesses.

Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL)

3. What Gives With the Australian Dollar? Where To From Here?: Economic review of Australia & abroad.

National Australia Bank (NAB)

About Our Presenters

Mark Schroder (Saving Point) – International Freight

Mark has extensive experience as a Supply Chain Executive with a background in business management for large multinational companies.This expertise is combined with excellent strategic planning and communication skills.

Mark has earned a reputation for success in change management and building business strategies to meet key performance indicators, profit targets and galvanising teams to deliver superior results, often within tight time frames and limited budgets.

Robert Murphy (AMTIL) – Entrepreneurs’ Programme

With more than 40 years’ experience across a diverse range of industries with a number of national and multi-national companies, Rob is an expert in business management and manufacturing processes.

Rob has worked in senior operational and management positions managing large teams, leading export initiatives, and increasing operations efficiency and effectiveness. His expertise allows him to provide best practice advice to manufacturers and service firms on a range of issues, including strategic planning, strategy deployment, operations management and human resource management.

David de Garis (NAB) – What Gives With the Australian Dollar?

David is a Director and Senior Economist at NAB. He has an extensive professional background as an economic adviser for several major federal government departments and currently speaks on the economy with a diverse range of NAB clients both at home and abroad.

David also writes for NAB’s daily and weekly economics and market reports, and liaises with the media (often daily) about the economy and financial markets.  He has been featured on ABC Radio, ABC TV, ABC Lateline, ABC24, CNBC, Sky Business, Bloomberg TV, as well as various other TV, radio and print media. 


Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 25th of May 2016
Time: 8:00am for 8:30am start – 10:00am (including light breakfast)
Venue: Yarra Yarra Golf Club, 567 Warrigal Road, Bentleigh East VIC 3165

Cost: Complimentary

RSVP: To register for the event, please click the following link before 23rd May 2016 to secure your place at this breakfast seminar:

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