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Author: Chris Blomquist

How Critical is a Company’s Culture in Vending?

Company culture, or the way a company behaves, manages, and communicates with their employees and customers, is a big topic of discussion for people looking for jobs they can enjoy and companies looking for excellent people to hire. In this series of blogs, I will feature...

Establish Employee Trust with VMS & Cash Management

VMS & You A vending machine can last from 20 to 30 years or more if maintained properly. This makes it difficult for vendors to accept new innovations in vending machine technology into their businesses without incurring large upfront costs. This is why having a vending...

VMS Vending Snacks
Maximize Profit and Minimize Loss with Your Vending Machine Products

The Importance of Monitoring Your Vending Machine Products A vendor’s inventory is the core of their business. Every snack, drink, DVD, toy, etc. are all potential revenue or inventory loss. Maintaining vending machine products efficiently and knowing when to purchase and how much are very difficult. Also,...

Eliminate Product Shortages with an Optimal Par Level System

What is a Par Level Approach? Merchandising is the idea of showcasing product to stimulate customers into making a purchase. For the vending industry, this means to keep machines stocked with the optimal amounts, or a par level, of products. However, how much of one product...

Parlevel VMS Security
Steps to Avoid Vending Machine Theft and Beef up Your Security

The Catastrophic Implications of Vending Machine Theft Vending Machine Theft. It’s a real problem in vending. Vending machines are considered by insurance companies as liabilities because they are like little “safes” all over town. They hold a lot of money and product, and it makes it easy...

Vending Ideas from Parlevel
4 Vending Ideas to Take Your Vending Operation to the Next Level

Good Vending Ideas and Practices Provide Operators the Competitive Edge I have been very happy working in the vending industry. At first, when I set out to write blog articles for the industry, I was afraid that at some point, I was going to run out...