Vendline is your source for
information on vending machines, vending products, vending
software, bulk vending, vending trade groups, vending
information on various subjects.
Vending News - Google News Feed
news in a new window: Right Click On Link and
select Open In New Window or equivalent.
Vending Blogs - Straight From
The Horses Mouth......
blog listing a a compilation of links to blogs maintained
by an individual with regular entries of vending topics,
issues, events, or other vending ideas and commentary.
Vending blogs are always interesting
and varied. Blogs range from drama to conceptual. Within
vending blogs you will find years and years of experience
condensed into managable topic area. The Vendline blog
page has a Vending Machine Industry Blogs Listing, A Listing
of Vending Related Blogs, Search For Vending Industry
Vending Scams - Buyer Beware
- You Can't Cheat An Honest Man
you are interested in the vending business, or, you
are a current operator who wishes to expand your business,
watch out for the "to good to be true" opportunity.
As we are all aware there are hundreds of articles about
vending scams on the internet. Yet every day we see
news alerts or read articles about people who have been
caught up in some type of scam and have lost hundreds
or thousands of dollars.
If you open up your newspaper today, no matter where
you live, you can find some 800 number advertisements
for the "All Cash Business", or "Established
routes" for sale. Make thousands of dollars per
month! Sounds good. Good for the sleaze on the other
end of the line.
Read our Consumers
before you commit to anything. Use our Route Manager
tools to evaluate the sales per machine. Remember your
labor is not free! Remember licensing, permits, insurance,
State sales tax, estimated federal taxes, gas, auto
insurance, liability insurance, and remember most of
all COMPETITION who will do anything to insure your
Coming soon is the VendlineRouteMaster a web based vending
application which allows you to track your business,
as well as, set up senarios for machine, route, or business
forcasts. Since the VendlineRouteMaster is web based
it is particularly suited for any web enabled portable
device with a browser. You can run your business from
your phone if you want to.
under the Route Manager Links to find
a couple of new tools.
Calculate the gross
margin for either a canned soda vendor
or a single head bulk machine.
Being creative you
can also use the tools for estimates,
scenario testing, for one or multiple
Give the tools a
Feedback is appreciated
Vendor. Calculate the Gross
Margin of a standard can vendor.
Use this tool to calculate the
Gross Margin on one machine or
a route of like machines.
Vendor. Calculate the Gross
Margin of a bulk vendor. Expand
the calculation to a location
calculation by summing the entries.
Generator. Generate your own
contracts with this handy tool.
Simply plug in your data and you
have a contract for your new location.
Vendline now allows you the ability
to generate your own vending contracts
online with our exclusive Contract
Simply fill out the fields, click
the button and a printable contract
The contract is generic and is designed
for you to enter contract specific
Check it out at: contract.jsp
Attend a vending trade show and you
will be amazed at the number of products,
machines, equipment, and allied products
on the market. You attendance will
guarantee that you will come away
with a laundry list of wants and needs
for your business.
Attending trade shows,
expositions, is important to your
By attending a trade
show you can keep up with the latest
trends in product offerings, review
the benefits of the latest technology,
network with vendors and suppliers,
and ultimately become the most efficient
vending business in your market.
a listing of various vending related
trade shows, events, or expositions.
Vending Industry is rife with false
information directed at individuals
who are interested in a Vending Business
Opportunity. Look at the Scam Watch
page to view input from users.
Vendline has accumulated
a number of links to consumer groups.
A collection of those links can be
seen by visiting the Consumer Pages.
have heard it a million times. You
should belong to a professional vending
organization. There are many reasons
to take advantage of the opportunity
to network with other vendors. These
are people who have faced the same
situations as you in their own business.
You could say that at any given point
during a convention, meeting, or show
there are literally hundreds of years
of experience ready to be tapped.
the Vendline listing of professional
organizations, follow the links
and your will find out for yourself
how much more information could be
available to you.
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