SEAPORT MANAGEMENT TEAM
Alex Cardin – VP of Sales and Business Development
Alex Cardin is the Vice President Sales and Business Development of Seaport Intermodal’s Toronto facility. In this capacity, he leads the Toronto team of dispatchers and coordinators, managing both line haul and local dispatch lanes.
Alex began his career in transportation in the summer of 2001. As a student, he worked for Bridge Terminal Transport Canada during the summer months for four years. Upon graduating university, he returned to BTT Canada where he continued part-time until landing a full-time position with BTT in the United States.
Over the next three years, Alex worked at several different terminals in the South Eastern United States, spending much of this tenure in Savannah, GA. Alex later returned to Toronto and has been with Seaport Intermodal since September of 2009.
Arghi Yaqeen – VP of Customer Service
Arghi Yaqeen is the Vice President of Customer Service with a focus on business development for Seaport and Harlyn. Arghi’s sales experience and strong operational background well positions her to develop customer specific strategies to meet their logistical requirements.
Arghi began her carrier in shipping with Maersk Canada in 1995. She held various supervisory positions at Maersk’s head office in Toronto managing import and export customer service, bookings and equipment control.
In 2001, Maersk acquired Safmarine Container Line and appointed Arghi to set-up operations and assist in the integration of Safmarine with the Maersk group of companies. In 2004, Arghi accepted a position with Maersk as a business development representative in Montreal, focusing her responsibilities on key global accounts. She then transferred to Toronto in 2006 accepting a position with BTT Canada, (owned by Maersk at the time) as Operations Supervisor.
In 2007, Arghi was appointed General Manager of Sales for BTT Canada. In 2009, when BTT Canada was acquired by Seaport, she accepted the position of Terminal Manager for Seaport’s Montreal facility.
In 2013, Seaport acquired Harlyn Transport and appointed Arghi as Vice President of Sales for both companies.