PORTLAND, Ore., June 6, 2014 – VendScreen Inc., innovator of touchscreen payment technology, has signed a marketing alliance with Unified Strategies Group Inc. (USG), a leading US purchasing cooperative for independently owned vending, office coffee, micro-market and food service operators. The agreement makes VendScreen touchscreen products and services available to USG members at group rates through Dec. 31, 2015.
According to the agreement, USG members now qualify for special device pricing. They also qualify for a flat percentage rate for cashless processing and a set monthly price for monitoring, management and wireless services. In addition, USG and VendScreen will work together throughout the year to market end-consumer promotions, couponing programs and on-screen contextual advertising.
“USG has a reputation in the vending industry for giving its members access to best-of-breed technology at affordable rates,” said Brian Faley, CEO of USG. “Now we are giving them a clear path forward to modernize machines with touchscreens that can provide affordable cashless processing, nutrition content, loyalty offers, couponing, on-screen promos and contextual advertising.”
“VendScreen is already working one on one with many USG members, and this agreement finalizes our commitment to serving their broader needs,” said David Grano, CEO of VendScreen. “The agreement also makes touchscreen technology affordable for other members that want to begin deploying devices that enhance their machines, attract more sales and improve customer service.”
About Unified Strategies Group Inc.
Unified Strategies Group (USG) is the leading US purchasing cooperative servicing independently owned vending, office coffee, micro-market and food service companies. USG operates as a non-profit corporation headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill. and is member owned and governed by an elected board of directors. For more information, please visit unifiedstrategiesgroup.com.
About VendScreen Inc.
VendScreen Inc. is the industry’s leading provider of touchscreen payment technology for vending machines. VendScreen devices are powered by a proprietary cloud-based computing platform that enables cashless transactions, nutrition information, on-screen promotions, instant help features and credit codes for refunds. For more information, please visit vendscreen.com.