Cathryn Kaufman Soda Machine August 28th, 2018 - 11:28:23
Soda vending machines are one of the easiest ways to make money in the vending machine business. However like all other vending machines you do need to offer a selection of beverages such as soda juice and bottled water. You also need to have them placed in strategic locations. The location is the key to making money with vending machines no matter what type of machines you have. There are several ways you can go about getting the soda vending machines that you want for your business.
A great place to pick up used machines is Craigslist and eBay. Also make sure to look in your local yellow pages for vending companies. Most medium sized cities have vending companies and they very often have used machines for sale that they are no longer using. One of the main issues though with getting used machines is keeping track of all the different product selections. Getting the product selection right is paramount to running a successful vending business. Thats why I suggest using a vending management solution so you can keep track of all of your different sodas in each machine.
Vending Miser on the other hand eliminates the hassle of unplugging the machine and eliminates the concern about shutting down a machine during is refrigeration cycle. It has been proven to save a significant amount of energy in various locations. Vending Miser requires no modification to the existing vending machine and can be used almost all soda machines. Vending Miser simply plugs in line with the soda or vending machines energy cord and the outlet. It has a motion/occupancy sensor (Passive Infrared Device) mounted above the machine and if no one is around for 15 minutes the machine will turn off the machine. But before shutting the machine down Vending Miser determines if the machine is running a refrigeration cycle and will not shut down during a refrigeration cycle.
Airports shopping malls and other strategic locations where there is high people traffic are prime places for soda vending machines. Often when out shopping people want a cool refreshing drink and they dont want to go into a restaurant and sit down. With the beverage vending machine you will find that at certain times of the year business is better than others. Summer is the time when cold soda sells best from the soda vending machines so you do have to be prepared for a slow down in business when winter arrives.