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

What You Should Know About the Fedex Health Center Program

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jul 19, 2018 4:10:49 PM

As the demand for health care increases, so does the need to ship medical supplies. Health care companies need to rely on carriers to deliver their shipments, trusting that the products will arrive on time and in perfect condition. 

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Tags: #medicallogistics, #FedEx

Supplemental Shipping Insurance for Jeweler Block Policy

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jul 13, 2018 12:22:03 PM


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Tags: #jewelry, #blockpolicy

7 Ecommerce Business Tips to Ship & Sell Internationally

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jul 6, 2018 10:31:35 AM

You’re missing out on a huge number of potential customers if you aren’t marketing your products to sell internationally. 

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7 Easy Ways to Fix Frustratingly Common Shipping Problems

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jul 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

No matter the type of product you sell, chances are you deal with some headaches when shipping to customers. Shipping problems are inevitable, especially in today's online purchasing world. There's paperwork, red tape, a catalog of carriers to choose from, and complex customs regulations when selling internationally.

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How & Why US Music Companies Should Be Shipping Musical Instruments Internationally

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 27, 2018 4:04:37 PM

If you are in the business of musical instrument retail, you may be missing out on a large percentage of the market by shipping instruments only within the United States.

European customers looking for high-quality instruments at an affordable price are flocking to US companies at astonishing rates. Shipping musical instruments internationally can be intimidating, but once you're familiar with the logistics involved and implement new shipping methods, you'll realize what a valuable component international shipping can be to your business. Let's take a closer look at how and why you should be shipping your instruments internationally.

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4 Quick & Actionable Shipping Solutions for Ecommerce Operations

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 25, 2018 11:56:00 AM


Whether you sell small, fragile novelties or bulky household items through your website, it's normal to be concerned that your shipping and insurance policies are costing too much or are simply not competitive. In a rapidly evolving ecommerce environment, neglecting to keep up with newest shipping technologies and strategies can present many issues. Fortunately, there are 4 actionable solutions you can implement to lower your shipping costs while attracting more customers.

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Overcoming Common Wine Shipping Challenges

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM


Like any business that deals with alcohol, shipping wine can come with an abundance of challenges. Getting your wine to your clients or customers without any issues is not always possible, but there are ways to prevent those situations and to deal with them when they do happen despite taking precautions. Here are some common wine shipping challenges, as well as methods to combat them.
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Evolution of Logistics Technologies

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 6, 2018 10:42:47 AM


Technology is not just a trend, but rather the first law of business. When businesses integrate the right technology into their processes, they save money, simplify tasks, and enhance efficiency.

One area of business that is seeing some of the most significant advancements in technology is shipping. Logistics technologies are transforming the shipping process from start to finish. Embracing these new, innovative advancements frees up valuable time and allows companies to make strategic improvements. This article illustrates how your company can digitize its shipping efforts to gain unparalleled savings and newfound customer satisfaction.

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How to Combat Rising Challenges in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on May 31, 2018 1:37:41 PM

When a pharmaceutical supply chain is efficient, clients and patients receive their medical supplies in top condition and at the right time, counterfeit drugs stay off the market, and companies profit. When there are problems in the process, the exact opposite happens.

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How to Ship a Guitar, Drum Kit, or Amplifier In Confidence & Style

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on May 17, 2018 5:17:47 PM

As a business or organization that ships musical instruments, your livelihood hinges upon your ability to optimize your sales while keeping instruments and gear in pristine working order. This means ensuring that equipment is protected from damage when shipping from one location to another. Fortunately, you can safely transport fragile instruments by air or truck by following a few simple tips.

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