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Offline vs online vending machines


Posted on 05/09/2022 by RSL
Estimated reading time: 3 min read
Categories: Business and Industry, Vending

From TVs to smart speakers, tons of everyday items connect to the internet, including intelligent vending machines. Through telemetry, the industry is changing more than you can imagine, but how can we bring outdated non smart vending into the next generation?

Do I need a telemetry solution? 

Firstly, ask yourself:

· Do I know which machines need restocking or other types of attention?

· Do I know when exactly do I need to visit my snack vending machine?

· Do I have enough products stored?

· Do I rely on my customers to contact me when there is a drink machine error?

If you have said no to these questions, then perhaps the only way you can start answering these questions is to step into the future and start looking at the next generation of vending solutions and services. 

Offline vs online vending machines

Change is the key?

Without telemetry, how would you know if your industrial vending machine is experiencing an issue? Maybe one of your customers will call you, but perhaps that customer never used the self serve vending machine first. There could have been numerous people trying to use the office vending who never reported it.

Switching to a completely future-proof vending supplier means we can track the status of your machine in real time and find out if there are any errors. We can then pass the information on to an engineer who can then plan their visit to your location and their route effectively. 

Real-time telemetry can help your vending problems

Real-time telemetry is beneficial to both the vending supplier and your business. By utilising real-time data, you are optimising your business, spending less time on wasted site visits, and selling more. We can determine which products are selling the best, which means we can keep stocking up your machine with snacks and drinks those customers prefer and plan our buying more efficiently.

Vending business telemetry takes the stress away of having to call your vending supplier for machine faults and errors. Also, real-time telemetry can make it easier for us to manage your vending business, due to the live data reporting, tracking and monitoring. This allows us to move to dynamic planning, reducing wasted workload and loss of sales.

In conclusion 

Vending machines are beneficial to your business, but knowing your machines are fully taken care of means you can put that thought to the back of your mind and carry on with your workday. Telemetry is improving many things in vending and it’s only going to keep evolving and making people’s lives easier.

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Refreshment Systems Ltd is one of the most trusted vending machine suppliers in the UK. Whichever option you require either Buy Vending Machine | Rent vending machine | Lease Vending Machine | Stand alone Vending Machine | or Multiple location Vending Machines. RSL is always by your side providing the best vending service nationwide.

Benefits of Getting a Coffee, Snack or Drink Vending Machines from Refreshment Systems

There are many advantages of vending . It is a way to keep your colleagues, clients and visitors refreshed throughout the day. It comes with a reduced cost compared to a fully manned refreshment station at work. With RSL, all our machines are fitted with telemetry units to make coffee machine management more efficient, reducing downtime and ensuring your machines are always stocked.

Take workplace refreshments to the next level with buy new vending machines from Refreshment Systems. Our unbeatable range of machines can be purchased outright or leased. Get in touch with our team now to get started.

You will always have an option to lease vending machine, Buy vending machine or rent vending machine from RSL. Complete freedom of choice and various service packages available up to completely managed vending solution tailored just per you and your customers needs.

If you want to hear more about our product and services, get in touch with Refreshment Systems on 0800 169 3686.

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