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

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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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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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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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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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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6 Need-To-Know Tips for Safely Shipping Gold

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 27, 2019 8:58:58 AM

Many people collect precious metals as a hobby, while others might be investing in gold and silver coins or other bullion as a means of ensuring a stable financial future. No matter what your motivations are, investing in this kind of commodity means dealing with unique requirements.

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What FedEx Shipping Insurance Doesn’t Cover

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 19, 2019 8:52:42 AM

When a person decides to make a personal or business shipment using FedEx or FedEx Express, a choice is given to add a level of protection against lost or damaged packages. The expectation is: FedEx Shipping Insurance will help protect your package and ensure its safe and secure delivery.

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Tags: #FedEx, #USPS, Shipping Insurance

How to Ship a Drum Set Safely

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 12, 2019 9:09:23 AM

 

If music is your business, you understand the importance of getting your instruments to their destination safely. While some instruments are easier to pack and ship, such as guitars or banjos, there are those instruments that are much more challenging.

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4 Common Shipping Problems & How to Avoid Them

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 5, 2019 1:39:34 PM

 

This video explores 4 common shipping problems that e-commerce businesses face and offers some tips and tricks to avoid them. 

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What is Cargo Shipping Insurance and Do You Need It?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Feb 28, 2019 12:57:55 PM

To be a leader in global commerce, Cargo Shipping Insurance is a business necessity. From jewelers to wineries, businesses today that regularly ship goods need protection for lost or damaged items. Even the most careful and conscientious exporters and enterprises can have accidents when it comes to an international shipment.

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