Benjamin Meskin

Benjamin Meskin
Benjamin Meskin, CPCU, CLU ® , is owner and lead underwriter of Meslee Insurance Services, Inc. dba Cabrella Shipping Insurance Intelligence. A family business operating since the mid 90’s, Meslee Insurance was a pioneer in the industry and assisted in underwriting insurance and forming policy language for the first high value transit insurnace programs offerred by FedEx in the late 90’s. Continuing and building on that knowledge and working for related companies in the industry, Benjamin has leaned on his experience and knowledge to build Cabrella Shipping Insurance Intelligence core software which was originally released in 2012. Benjamin has vast knowledge of the cargo insurance industry and risks, both old and new, that threaten businesses worldwide.

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7 Tips for Improving your International and Global Shipping Processes

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Offering multinational shipping is a useful and exciting way to expand your existing customer base. However, shipping parcels outside the United States involve a few extra steps to ensure that your customers receive their orders in a safe and timely fashion. 

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Making the Most Out of Your Ecommerce Shipping and Fulfillment

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 13, 2018 10:09:18 AM

Many e-commerce businesses we work with are fully aware of the importance of delivering a positive brand experience to their customers. Where they often appear stumped is when we ask how their shipping process contributes to their ROI. In fact, many online retailers perceive shipping and order fulfillment as necessary investments that cut into profits.

They’re not totally wrong: shipping and order fulfillment can be expensive investments.

But, they don’t have to be.

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8 Tips for Improving Pharmaceutical and Medical Logistics Processes

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 10, 2018 3:35:18 PM

With the United States continuing to lead the world in medical device manufacturing, healthcare professionals across the globe depend upon companies in America to deliver devices and pharmaceuticals safely to their hospitals and clinics. 

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How to Sell Jewelry Online Safely and Effectively

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 9, 2018 3:33:54 PM

There are a number of variables that you have to consider to sell jewelry online safely and effectively. For starters, the online jewelry market is unlike other markets in the e-commerce sector. 

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Best Way to Ship Wine: UPS vs. FedEx 

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 30, 2018 2:30:46 PM

Thinking of shipping wine bottles? Don’t think too fast! Wine is one of those items that can be tricky to send out, and there’s actually a lot you need to know before you ship. 

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Choosing the Best Parcel Insurance Plan Provider

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 29, 2018 7:53:36 AM

When choosing the right parcel insurance plan provider for your shipping needs, you have two options. You can opt for the insurance that comes with your shipping carrier, or you can opt for a third-party provider. 

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Fragile Shipping 101: How to Ship Fragile Items

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 22, 2018 10:23:42 AM

Breaking, cracking, and destruction are some of our worst nightmares when it comes to receiving a package.  Here are some tips and tricks to protect fragile goods in the packaging and shipping process alike!


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How Insurance Automation is Changing the Parcel Shipping Industry

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 15, 2018 8:47:31 AM

In a previous article, we talked about why retailers and sellers need parcel shipping insurance.

Protecting your business from any liabilities resulting from poor handling, losses, or damages incurred during transit is essential, but is time consuming and tedious. There is a need for streamlining long processes and maximizing efficiency along each step of the way.

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What Is Shipping Insurance & How Can It Drive Growth?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Feb 27, 2018 2:32:01 PM

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: Receiving packages on-time and in perfect condition gives us a good feeling.  

Whether you’re the consumer receiving the package, or you’re a business sending shipments out, you want your delivery service to be of quality, taking care to safeguard and protect your precious shipments.
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5 Reasons Why You Need Shipping Insurance

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Feb 13, 2018 11:11:22 AM


Customers expect their orders to arrive on time and in perfect condition. However, many factors that impact shipping are out of your control, such as poor weather conditions, too much demand on the carrier, or mistreatment of the package on the journey.

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