The operation of automatic vending machines has a very good market prospect, but it is not easy to operate automatic vending machines well. AFEN will briefly talk about some important problems that need to be noticed:
It is very important for us to choose the right goods to sell by using the automatic vending machine. The most suitable products are fast-moving consumer goods, such as common snacks, drinks, instant noodles, lunch boxes, and fruits.
There are mainly two types, franchise operation, and self-service operation, but the former is generally not recommended. The reason is very simple. You pay a lot of franchise fees to the franchise company, sell goods for the franchise company, and give publicity to the franchised company, but they take a big part of the income. Not only that, you have to bear all the risks, and the money lost is also your own, which is definitely not appropriate. There are two kinds of self-service operation, buying machines from manufacturers or renting machines from large operating companies. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages. If it is a short-term use, such as a few months or a year or two, it is more appropriate to rent the machine, and it is more convenient to return it after use. If it is used for a long time, it must be cost-effective to buy the machine directly from the manufacturer, because a new machine can be bought with a rent of 1-2 years, and the service life of the new machine can reach 10 years.
Automatic vending machines with different cargo lanes are suitable for selling different goods, which are usually used for special purposes. For example, there is the lunch box vending machine for only selling lunch boxes. Machines in the snake-like cargo lane sell bottled and canned drinks; the machines in the spring/crawler cargo lane are used to sell a variety of lighter goods such as snacks, bread, and instant noodles; Multi-door lattice cabinets sell products or packages with complex shapes, large volumes, and heavyweights; the vending machines with elevators are used to sell fragile commodities such as box rice, fruit and vegetables, and eggs. In addition, we must choose the vending machines of big brands.
No matter what, automatic vending machines are just like taxis and they are tools of making money. They must have good quality, full functions, and follow-up aftersales.