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.

Recent Posts

5 Easy Ways to Create a Greener Shipping and Logistics Process

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Aug 13, 2020 10:15:00 AM
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Can You Ship Wine to California?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jul 28, 2020 4:44:58 PM

For retailers and non-retailers alike, making sense of shipping regulations when it comes to shipping alcohol in the United States can be challenging. Each state not only creates its own regulations regarding alcohol shipments, but individual counties within that state may also have fashioned their own rules. So, the question of the day is: can you ship wine to California?

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Should I Buy Shipping Insurance?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jul 14, 2020 9:11:00 AM

Buying shipping insurance covers your business in case parcels you deliver are damaged, lost, or stolen. You can purchase coverage and get reimbursed for items that get lost, damaged or stolen in transit.

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Cabrella & ShipStation Integration [Press Release]

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Cabrella has recently made it even easier to get high value shipments insured seamlessly. Through its new API integration to ShipStation and Shippo, clients now have access to a streamlined, efficient, and integrated solution to purchase shipping insurance at highly discounted rates all while benefiting from more comprehensive coverage and access to true insurance expertise.

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Cabrella Label Creation [Press Release]

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 22, 2020 4:50:02 PM

 

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5 Ways COVID-19 is Impacting the Shipping Industry

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on May 26, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Shipping accounts for over 90% of global trade. However, the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has resulted in unexpected negative impacts on the shipping industry. Many commercial vessels have stopped arriving at ports, causing total revenues to fall drastically. Other ships are idled or delayed by disease containment measures.

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How Cabrella Helps 3PL Companies Improve Efficiency, Manage and Analyze Data & Add Value

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on May 12, 2020 9:12:06 AM

Cabrella can help third party logistics companies insure packages, manage claims and provide important loss control data using that leads to improved efficiency all in one handy application. Companies may register their packages to be insured via integrated API technology, file and organize claims across multiple carriers with one streamlined process, upload documents and improve customer satisfaction when using Cabrella.

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A Comprehensive Safe Shipping and Packaging Checklist

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Feb 27, 2020 2:01:32 PM

For many entrepreneurs and small business owners, standing in line at the post office becomes a big part of your job. Whether you make handmade jewelry, sew stunning costumes, or repurpose old materials into new works of art, you have to find a way to get those pieces into the hands of your customers.

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How Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Service Providers Can Benefit From a Transportation Management System

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jan 23, 2020 12:50:00 PM

 

The expansion of global trade is opening doors of opportunity for logistics and transportation providers. Third-party logistics (3PL) companies have extensive networks that can handle every aspect of the supply chain. Many companies choose 3PL service providers because of the competitive advantages over in-house logistics teams.

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Do You Need Supplemental Shipping Insurance?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jan 9, 2020 11:24:00 AM

When you ship a package out, whether it be as an individual or as part of a business, you are taking a risk that the package may not arrive in the perfect condition that it was sent out in. There is a long list of things that can go wrong, so the shipping carrier service that you use will often offer insurance on your package.

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