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

How to File a Claim with USPS for Damaged Packages

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM

If your USPS shipment is lost or damaged during delivery, you may be eligible for compensation. However, the process for filing a claim for a USPS damaged package can vary, depending on whether the shipment was domestic or international, as well as the type and value of the package.

 

We've got you covered with complete instructions on how to file a claim with USPS for damaged packages.

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The Ultimate Guide: How to Ship Art Internationally

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 19, 2019 9:17:00 AM

You've sold your artwork, and ideally, you'd install your piece for the buyer or art collector personally to ensure it's in perfect condition.

 

However, it's more likely that you've sold your art online or through a vendor and now need to send your product to the buyer. You may be wondering how to ship art internationally without your package becoming damaged, lost, or stolen.

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Tags: #art

Air Freight vs. Ocean Freight: Which One Is Better?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 12, 2019 8:31:36 AM

 

Businesses that manufacture and sell large items must use freight transport to move their products across the world.

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Tags: #internationalshipping, Shipping Insurance

How to Increase Your Profits with Multi-Carrier Shipping

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 6, 2019 10:55:54 AM

If you are a online business owner, managing your day-to-day operations can feel like playing a never-ending game of “whack-a-mole.” Just when you put two fires out, three more pop up.

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FedEx vs USPS Expedited Shipping

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on May 23, 2019 10:19:25 AM

 

Around the world, shipping costs are a major overhead concern for many organizations; small and large. These costs could balloon if you are an organization that specializes in the exporting and importing of goods each day.

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Tags: Blog

Declared Value vs. Shipping Insurance

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on May 16, 2019 4:18:31 PM

 

Declared value is the cost of a shipped item as stated by its shipper. Declared value is an option when calculating freight charges. It is used for limiting the carrier’s liability for delay, loss, or damages. Usually, declared value reflects the shipment’s cost to the business and is generally less than the customs declared value. When you are shipping a package, you will get declared value coverage.

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Tags: Blog

How to Sell on Instagram Without Paid Ads

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 25, 2019 1:20:22 PM

 

Social media is a valuable resource for e-commerce businesses. Social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter can now be used alongside a traditional website to share information, showcase products and services, give business updates, and more.

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Tags: Blog

Essential Shopify Tips for Beginners

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 17, 2019 1:08:21 PM

 

Starting your e-commerce business on Shopify can be very beneficial and a great way to reap additional profits. Shopify is a cost-effective approach to getting your business up and going right away. While there are several options for an online retail business, there are reasons Shopify stands out among them all.

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Tags: Blog

What is eCommerce Shipping Insurance?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 11, 2019 1:43:54 PM

 

eCommerce has rapidly changed how people shop. Technology allows customers to connect with individuals and businesses around the world with just the click of a button.

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Tags: Blog

The 10 Best Magento Plugins for Your eCommerce Business

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 4, 2019 4:56:12 PM

 

You want your e-commerce business to run smoothly, be easy to maneuver, and encourage customers to return time and time again. As you probably know, Magento is a powerful e-commerce platform that can have many positive effects on your store in many ways.

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Tags: Blog

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