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

[Infographic] E-commerce Supply Chains Explained

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Dec 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The supply chain plays a vital role in today’s hectic e-commerce industry. With more consumers expecting to receive their packages faster than ever before, your e-commerce business must have a strong supply chain in place. If you aren’t clear on the basics of supply chain management, you could end up facing many struggles along the way.

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Holiday Season Shipping Guide for Small E-commerce Businesses

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Nov 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM

One of the top questions shoppers ask during the holiday shipping season is, “When will my order arrive?” It can be challenging to provide your customers with a precise answer, especially when you don’t have the necessary tools to help with tracking and logistics. By creating a shipping strategy for your company now, you can help eliminate a lot of the stress and anxiety associated with shipping products to your customers. One way to start is by looking at the statistics for holiday sales and shipping in recent years. 

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Tags: Shipping Insurance

Why Every eCommerce Business Needs Shipping Software

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Nov 6, 2020 9:00:00 AM

As an eCommerce business owner, you put a lot of time and effort into making sure that your website is running smoothly.

Your responsibilities consist of keeping track of your inventory and ensuring that your website is SEO-friendly. You also must make sure that your eCommerce business is accessible to potential customers all throughout the world.

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What Happens if the USPS Shuts Down?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Oct 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The USPS has seen many changes over the past 20 years. As email and electronic bill payments have become more commonplace, snail mail is seemingly becoming a thing of the past. However, the USPS is necessary for many throughout America. It provides an invaluable service to people who are often overlooked or live in remote corners of the country, offering affordable mailing and shipping options to people and businesses that other package delivery companies cannot match.

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Tags: #USPS, Shipping Insurance

International Shipping 101: The Dos and Don'ts of Successful Global Reach

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Sep 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM

There comes a time when all business owners begin to wonder what more they can do to keep their company successful and growing. Whether you are the owner of a large company that has been around for many years or a small business owner who is just getting started, learning how to ship products internationally is a priority with most companies when they are looking for ways to expand.

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Tags: #internationalshipping

Five Strategies to Help Your 3PL Company Retain Top eCommerce Clients

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Aug 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM

For many businesses, customer retention is a significant point of interest. You want to grow your business by attracting new clients, but you also want to keep customers coming back. For 3PL companies (third-party logistics companies), retaining top ecommerce clients is an essential part of maintaining a healthy business structure. 

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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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