A Van Nuys, Calif. vending operator left the National Automatic Merchandising Association OneShow in Las Vegas with plans to expand into technology. Interviewed by Elliot Maras, editor of Automatic Merchandiser, the operator noted the touchscreens on the Crane Merchandising Systems machines. He also said he will be introducing telemetry and micro markets. To listen to the podcast, click here.
Editor’s Insight: This is one of several podcast interviews from the recent National Automatic Merchandising Association OneShow that demonstrates the growing understanding among vending operators of the need to invest in new technology.
Every year, more vending operators recognize the need to invest in new technology. The vending industry is slowly changing. The rate of investment will accelerate with time.
Any vending operator who plans to be in business five years from now must seriously consider investing in technology. 05-08-12 By Elliot Maras