Vending Machine Route For Sale – Snack and Soda Route Nevada and Placer Counties, California
Soda and Snack Bulk Vending Machine Route For Sale $269,000! Currently grossing an estimated $300,000 and nets $135,560 per year! Route consists of 40 accounts with 80 placed soda and snack vending machines. 40 of the machines are owned and included in the sale – estimated value is $30,000. The other 40 machines are provided by 3rd party suppliers. Inventory currently held in the machines with an approximate value of $5,000 is also included. This is a well established business with a loyal customer base and many high income accounts. The seller has owned this route for 37 years. A van is included in the purchase. This route is turn-key with unlimited growth potential and is located in the Nevada and Placer Counties, California area.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the current average sales and gross income for this route?
Currently this route grosses an estimated $300,000 in yearly sales, and nets $135,560 per year. Income documentation will be provided and is documented by logs as this is an all cash business.
How do I get paid?
As an independent operator you are paid by purchasing product at wholesale cost and selling it to your customer base via the vending machines. This route currently receives an average profit margin of 50% after expenses.
How much can I make?
Vending businesses have unlimited growth potential and can be operated anywhere. The yearly sales can be increased by new accounts being established. New accounts can be established in person or by hiring a vending locating company.
Can I finance the route?
There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route based businesses for several reasons. However if you need money, you can review additional Financing Options Here
What are my expenses and overhead?
Expenses include, but are not limited to: product cost, machine repairs, gas, vehicle expenses, warehouse storage, and insurance. The above cash flow represents the profit after an estimated $164,440 in operating cost and expenses are subtracted.
What type of insurance do I need?
Typically a single owner operator of a route distributorship will need commercial insurance for their delivery vehicle and business liability insurance. Owners with multiple employees will need a multiple vehicle policy and worker’s compensation. Routes For Sale now offers discounts on insurance! Through our size and volume, we have partnered with some of the largest insurance brokers in the nation to offer the best rates. Request Your Free Insurance Quote Here.
What type of vehicle do I need?
The current owner services this route using a 1999 GMC Savannah Van (135k miles). This vehicle is included with the purchase. Estimated value is $4,000. When considering additional vehicle lease or purchase, Routes For Sale recommends Bush Trucks.
What is the Gross vs the Net income?
The gross income for the route is $300,000 per year, minus your above mentioned operating expenses of $164,440 gives you $135,560 in net income or cash flow.
How does the selling price of the route get determined?
To determine a business’s price, a standard formula is to multiply 2 years of the net plus consideration of business assets.
Do I have to pay for additional machines?
Additional snack machines must be purchased, and can be obtained through a wholesaler the current owner purchases from.
Do I have to pay for inventory or purchase product up front?
Yes, the business requires you to purchase product at wholesale through vending companies such as Vistar or Sam’s Club.
Who is responsible for damaged or out of date product?
You are responsible for the product you purchase
What type of machines does the business operate?
The snack machines are Vendo, Dixie Narco, Royal and Glasco brands.
Why is the owner selling?
Seller owns another business and is looking to downsize.
How many accounts does the route have?
There are 40 accounts, which consist of 80 placed snack and soda machines.
How long has the seller owned the business?
The current owner has owned this business for 37 years.
How many days a week, and what hours does the owner work?
Currently the owner works 5 days taking Saturday and Sunday off and working approximately 8am – 5pm.
What about vacation time or personal days?
As an independent business owner you are responsible for servicing your accounts. It is our recommendation that you hire or train someone for additional time needed off.
What do you recommend when purchasing a business?
When purchasing this type of business we recommend forming some type of entity such as an LLC or Corporation to do business under. This not only offer protection for your personal assets, but also ensures protection of your business. If you need help forming this, we recommend that you Form A Corporation Here.
What else should I know?
Be Your Own Boss with flexible hours! Unlimited growth opportunity! The vending machine business is a 100% cash-only business that offers a residual income! The long cherished notion of getting a job that would provide both long term security and benefits is close to disappearing in the American workplace. It is no surprise that more people today want to do “their own thing”. Hurry this won’t last long! Priced to sell at $269,000. Price includes 40 machines with an estimated value of $30,000 and some inventory. Contact Us About This Route Here!
Disclaimer: Routes For Sale is a Broker that brings buyers and sellers together. Routes For Sale does not represent, or is not affiliated with the company the distributorship is being offered. All agreements are made between the buyer and seller and not Routes For Sale. It is the prospective Buyer’s duty and obligation to verify the accuracy of the Seller’s representations and if necessary retain attorneys, accountants, business appraisers, or other professionals. The representation of income is based on a current 52 week sales average generated by the efforts of the current owner. As with any business you can make more or less.