Letha Rosario Soda Machine May 14th, 2017 - 19:37:55
Vending Management - You need a way to manage your entire vending route. You need to use an online vending management solution to track your business. This is the one point that I see more operators fail on than any other. Good vending management software will let you keep track of which products are selling the best and keep track of your inventory for you. This way you know you need to bring where you need to bring them and when the machines need serviced.
Many options are available to you to get the soda machine you select for your business. There are soda bottling companies that will provide the machine without charge. You will be obligated to sign a contract with the company and will also have to agree to buy supplies only from that company. This will not allow you to shop for competitive pricing for your supplies and will lessen your profit. The company will offer incentives when you purchase their product. This may come in the form of a free case of soda when you purchase 12 cases as an example.
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.
If you decide that you want to go into Soda vending machines you have to do some strategic planning on where you want to place your machines so that they are in high traffic areas. Keep your eye out for new businesses that are opening in the area and try to get the contract to place your machines in those buildings. Check any place where people work and see if they have vending machines in their break room. Another option would be larger churches who have meetings in their building all week. They may be willing to place a machine in their fellowship area.