How many vending machines are there in China?A
By the year 2023, China is expected to have approximately 400,000 vending machines. Notably, in 2023, as the Chinese economy experiences rapid growth and various industries witness increased consumption, Chinese vending machine manufacturers are presented with new opportunities and challenges. Among them is AFEN Vending Machine Co., Ltd., founded in 2009, which stands out with its production base spanning over 60,000 square meters, a dedicated and independent R&D team, cutting-edge sheet metal workshops, state-of-the-art testing and assembly facilities, and fully automated painting equipment. This impressive setup allows them to produce around 120,000 top-of-the-line vending machines annually, exporting them to over 100 countries and regions, earning a reputation as the preferred choice for customers worldwide.
Which vending machine has the highest profit?A
Purchasing vending machines in bulk is one of the most profitable ventures, and within the vending machine industry,
there are various types designed for different purposes.
Among them, using snack and beverage machines to sell fast-moving consumer goods is undoubtedly the most versatile and lucrative choice.
On the market, there are many types of snack and beverage machines to choose from,
including regular capacity and enhanced capacity machines. For instance, AFEN Vending Machine Co., Ltd. offers the AF-CSC-60C(H5) enhanced capacity machine,
which provides a larger storage capacity and excellent cost-effectiveness.
Where is the vending machine capital of the world?A
In 2023, the country with the highest per capita number of vending machines is Japan, with an average of one vending machine for every 25 to 30 people.
As a point of comparison,
Japan's population is roughly one-third that of the United States, yet the number of vending machines in these countries is relatively similar.
AFEN Vending Machine Co., Ltd., as one of China's largest vending machine manufacturers and exporters,
not only has its machines in use within China but also exports them to other countries in Asia,
as well as countries in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Australia.
who has the most vending machines in the world?A
When it comes to the total number of vending machines in a country, the United States takes the lead.
The vending machine industry in the United States is estimated to have over 5 million machines.
As of 2021, China has approximately 300,000 vending machines across the country.
The market in China has doubled in size since 2017, and this growth is expected to continue.
AFEN Vending Machine Co., Ltd., as one of the world's largest vending machine production bases,
had a production area of over 60,000 square meters by 2017.
In 2023, the production output reached 120,000 machines,
with over 10,000 original vending machines shipped worldwide every month. As an industry leader, its reputation and strength are undeniable.
How long is the service life of the vending machine in general？A
Under normal circumstances, the service life of the vending machine is about 10 years. The current vending machine uses an all-steel body, which is anti-smashing, explosion-proof and anti-theft. There are relatively few internal moving parts. The cargo channel uses a steel structure. Generally, if there is no human damage, if the maintenance is in place, the vending machine will be no problem after more than ten years of use!
What are the operating costs of vending machines?A
The operating cost of the vending machine includes: spot fee, electricity fee, replenishment transportation fee and labor fee.
The point fee is a share of profit, and it can also be a fixed annual fee. Cooling and heating vending machines generate more electricity bills than normal（temperature）vending machines. Replenishment transportation and labor costs are mainly expenses in the vending machine operation and maintenance . Generally speaking, the more vending machines are allocated, the less average operating cost of each vending machine.
How to choose the location for the vending machine?A
The key factor for the successful operation of vending machines is the selection of points. According to statistics on the distribution of vending machines in the industry, United States: 28% of factories, 27% of office spaces, 21% of retail/public places, 11% of schools, 4% of healthcare facility, others ---9%. Japan: It is distributed in various places, most of which are outdoors. Europe: the total of factories and offices exceeds 50%.
Here's what you need to consider about the point, the environment must be considered: high intensity, high temperature and other factors. Consumer groups need to be divided into different traffic size and age groups，and choose a younger location (age Approximately 20-30 years old), optimize commodity selection.
How to choose a manufacturer for vending machine purchase？A
With the development of vending machines to this day, thousands of vending machine manufacturers are mixed together, and ordinary consumers have no idea which manufacturers are reliable. Today, AFEN teaches you how to distinguish reliable vending machine manufacturers at four points.
1. Look at the factory scale of the manufacturer
1. See if the technical force is strong
2. Look at the number of invention patents
3. See if the after-sales supply is timely
How to choose a vending machine model?A
The following four points are the most important:
1. Inventory capacity and shipment speed
2. Adapt to point needs and adapt to the crowd
3. Adapt to the types of commodities
4. Replenishment efficiency