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    How Vending Machines Can Fit Into Your Sustainability Efforts

    Businesses of all kinds have increased sustainability efforts in recent years due to new regulations, customer preferences, and even pressure from investors. As a result, business leaders across all industries have expanded efforts to minimize environmental impacts of their operations:

    How Much Revenue Can You Generate From A Nationwide Vending Program?

    How much money will we get?

    That's often one of the first questions we receive from prospective customers. But we understand -- generating extra revenue from commissions is a main benefit of utilizing a national vending program. It makes sense that customers would seek maximum value immediately. After all, getting the most out of the products and services you procure for your company determines which ones you choose. So, then, how much can you make?

    Vending Machines and Generation Z

    They grew up with mobile phones, wireless technology, and streaming shows on Netflix. Some have hardly any recollection of a pre-9/11 world, when you could show up at the airport just a few minutes before a flight and still make it on time. No, we’re not talking about millennials here. That generation will soon be ‘over the hill’ and owns homes, has children of their own, and holds mid to executive level leadership positions. We’re talking about Generation Z.

    4 Ways to Use Vending Machine Commissions

    One of the biggest benefits of having a national vending program is the consolidation of commissions from all of your properties. Instead of having a few bucks going here and there, only to be spent on who knows what, receiving one commission check each quarter for all your vending machines gives you better insight into the revenue your vending program generates.

    Do Healthy Vending Machine Snacks Really Exist?

    A quick search online for 'healthy vending machine snacks' results in a series of websites that list products they claim to be healthy. Some of the items listed include chips and candy products such as Baked! Lays and Peanut M&Ms. Perhaps those are healthier choices than other selections, but are they actually good for you?

    6 Healthy Drinks to Keep Stocked in Your Vending Machine

    Healthy drinks in a vending machine might seem like an oxymoron. After all, vending machines have traditionally been stocked with sugary sodas. But tastes have changed. People are more conscious of what types of foods and drinks they put into their bodies. Low-sugar options are high on their list. The good news is that those big soda brands do provide a variety of healthier beverage options.

    3 Energy-Saving Devices Every Hotel Should Use

    Energy is one of the biggest costs hotels have to manage.  In fact, hotels spend about $2,200 dollars per guest room a year on energy alone. The majority is spent on HVAC, lighting, ventilation, and water consumption.

    In recent years, hoteliers have increased their focus on energy reduction as a result of consumer demand and to help alleviate their impact on the environment and reduce costs.

    10 Complaints About Vending Machine Companies

    When you think of vending machines, it's likely to conjure up an image of an old soda machine sitting in some dark corner that's only good for stealing your money. It's a shame, too. There are some high quality vending machines out there now, equipped with the latest tech to pique the interest of Elon Musk. Okay, perhaps not. But they've come a very long way. Still, like any industry there are a regular flow of complaints about vending machine services.

    3 Reasons Your Vending Machine Commissions Suddenly Decreased

    One of the benefits of a national vending program is the ability to generate ancillary revenue from the vending machines at all your properties. In aggregate, this can be a significant source of extra income for your business and add to the bottom line. The amount of commissions each machine generates varies depending on a variety of factors, but nevertheless the extra revenue is just that—extra cash for your company.

    Why Hiring a Quality Vending Machine Service Matters to Your Business

    Hard work up front pays off. It's why we have maxims like "measure twice and cut once." Sure, it's a pain to go back and check your work, but you can save yourself a lot of headaches in the end. This holds true when hiring a vending machine company to provide service for your location. It's not exactly hard work, but it can be tedious. Especially when there are more pressing matters to deal with. Not taking the time to properly research your vending service provider can result in a lot of problems down the road. Here are five reasons to ensure you hire a quality vending machine service for your business.