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

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 manufacture medicine, operate a medical storage facility, or a have 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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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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Most Common Questions Businesses Ask Insurance Agents | Cabrella

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


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[Infographic] How to Ship Jewelry Safely

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


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[Infographic] Shipping Insurance Comparison Guide

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Oct 23, 2019 11:30:00 AM


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Tags: infographic, Shipping Insurance

Understanding Common Incoterms in Import/Export Partnerships

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Oct 16, 2019 10:48:00 AM



Organizing the import and export of goods, both domestically and internationally, requires a laser focus on details and the ability to adapt when things don’t go as planned. There are many parts of shipping that rely on completed paperwork, transparent communication, and an understanding of the hoops that need to be jumped through.


Ironing out all these details beforehand can make the shipping and payment process much easier for import and export partners. As the governing body of international trade, the International Chamber of Commerce has laid out some regulations for the financial responsibilities of buyers and sellers. These responsibilities, called Incoterms, are in place to regulate and streamline the financial obligations of importers and exporters.

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Tags: #internationalshipping, infographic, Shipping Insurance

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