Vending Machine Route For Sale – Snack and Soda Route – Cincinnati, Ohio

Vending machine route for sale in the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio area for $155,000. Currently grossing an estimated $206,452 and nets $73,540 per year! Route includes 64 accounts with 116 placed machines. 94 of the machines are owned and have an estimated value of $54,750. The remaining 22 machines are leased from Coca Cola and 7-Up. Locations of the machines include offices, factories and auto dealerships. A vehicle is included with the purchase. The vending business offers unlimited growth potential and flexible hours!

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Vending Machine Route

What are the current average sales and gross income for this route?

Currently this route grosses $206,452 in yearly sales, and nets $73,540 per year. Income documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.

How do I get paid?

As an independent operator you are make money by purchasing product at wholesale cost and selling it to your customer base via the vending machines.

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. You can review additional Financing Options Here.

What are my expenses and overhead?

Expenses include, but are not limited to: product cost, storage, machine and vehicle repairs, gas and insurance. The above cash flow represents the profit after an estimated $132,912 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 workers’ 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 Chevy Express 2500 van (150,220 miles). This vehicle is included with the purchase. Estimated value is $7,000. When considering an additional truck purchase, Routes For Sale recommends MAG Trucks.

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 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.

Vending Machine Route

Why is the owner selling?

Seller owns another business and does not have time to service this route.

What types of machines does he own?

The snack machines are AP, Dixie Narco and USI brands.

Where is the warehouse located?

Current owner rents a storage unit within the territory.

How many accounts does the route have?

Currently there are 64 accounts and 116 machines with the accounts located in the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. 94 of the machines are owned, 22 are leased from major soda brands.

How long has the seller owned the business?

The current owner has owned this business for 2.5 years.

How many days a week, and what hours does the owner work?

Owner works 5 days per week (40 hours) to service the accounts. The current owner takes Saturday and Sunday off. Hours and days are flexible and can be customized to each individuals needs.

What about vacation time or personal days?

As a business owner you are responsible for servicing the route. It is our recommendation that you hire or train someone for additional time needed off. Additionally, you can network and hire relief drivers with previous route experience at  Route Relief Drivers is a nationwide network that allows independent route distributors and vacation relief drivers to connect with each other. Each party negotiates its own terms and compensation.

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 offers 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! Great supplemental and passive income for only $155,000! Contact Us About This Route Here!

How can I learn more about these type of routes?

For additional Consulting Services with one of our route specialists Request A Consultation 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.

Soda & Snack Vending
Cincinnati Ohio United States