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

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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2020 Environmental Compliance Regulations Are Focused on These 3 Areas

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Dec 26, 2019 8:42:00 AM

The new compliance regulations for 2020 were put in place to help in many areas of environmental concern.

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7 Things to Know Before Shipping Pharmaceuticals

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Dec 18, 2019 10:26:00 AM

Shipping pharmaceuticals and medical equipment is more common now than ever. Whether you are a manufacturer of medicines, a medical storage facility, or a mail-order pharmaceutical company, you are shipping life-saving mediations and equipment that is potentially more fragile than glass.

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Top 10 Warehouse Organization Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Dec 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM

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Tags: infographic, Shipping Insurance

Should You Use Amazon's FBA?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Nov 29, 2019 11:45:00 AM


Those with e-commerce experience are probably aware of the frustrations that come along with the order fulfillment process. Receiving, processing, sending, and tracking shipments to customers can be one of the most challenging and time-consuming aspects of life for an online retailer. 

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Tags: #internationalshipping, #shippingsoftware, Shipping Insurance, Blog

[Infographic] What Clients Need & Expect from Insurance Brokers & Agents

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Nov 26, 2019 11:44:00 AM


Every successful insurance broker or agent knows how important it is to be attentive to the ever-changing expectations of their clients. It is always useful to gain more insight into how clients think and what the need to be satisfied. Check out this survey-backed data that explains the main risk management challenges businesses face, areas where there is a perceived service gap, and what employers look for when choosing a broker. 

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Tags: infographic

Most Common Questions Businesses Ask Insurance Agents | Cabrella

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Nov 14, 2019 4:16:26 PM


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Tags: Shipping Insurance

[Infographic] How to Ship Jewelry Safely

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Nov 6, 2019 11:15:00 AM


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