Welcome to the World of Vending Machines: A Beginner's Course

Interested in starting a vending machine business or eager to learn about this lucrative industry? Our course is crafted to introduce you to the fundamentals and set you on the path to launching your own business.

Course Highlights:

  • Beginner-Friendly: No prior experience? No problem! This course is designed for complete beginners.
  • Comprehensive Coverage: You’ll learn everything from the basics of vending machines to detailed insights on operational costs, route management, and location scouting.
  • Practical Knowledge: Gain the know-how to find and secure profitable locations, what to say in negotiations, and where to find the best resources.


  • Ready for Action: Our course is designed to ensure that by the end, you’re fully equipped and confident to start your vending machine business journey.

Embark on this exciting learning experience and turn your business aspirations into reality!


Expertise and Experience: A Closer Look at Quick Fresh Vending's Qualifications

At Quick Fresh Vending, we understand the importance of quality information and training in the vending machine industry. Our course is meticulously crafted by our founders, who bring over two decades of industry expertise. Here’s a snapshot of our qualifications:

Industry Experience:

  • Comprehensive Operations: With nearly 25 years in the vending machine industry, we continue to manage highly profitable ventures, including extensive vending machine routes, numerous micro markets, office coffee services, and expansive snack and drink delivery systems.
  • Diverse Locations Managed: Our experience spans from small-scale sites to major venues, such as international airports. We’re adept at crafting winning proposals and navigating various operational challenges.

Route Management:

  • Route Acquisition and Development: Our history includes buying, selling, and flipping numerous routes, giving us a well-rounded understanding of the market.
  • Financial Acumen: With a strong background in valuation, accounting, and finance, we’re equipped to address complex questions, setting us apart from others in the field.

Vending Machines:

  • Extensive Knowledge: Our experience encompasses the use of various vending machines, including conducting repairs, upgrades, refurbishments, and sales. We possess deep insights into potential issues and challenges specific to used vending machines.

Technological Proficiency:

  • Credit Card Readers: We’re well-versed with leading brands like Parlevel, NAYAX, Cantaloupe, and 365 Markets, having been authorized resellers or associated with them.
  • Cash Payment Systems: In an era where cash remains prevalent, we have extensive knowledge of various bill and coin acceptors.

Legal Compliance:

  • Regulatory Knowledge: Our expertise extends to legal requirements such as the USDA Smart Snack Guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), crucial for businesses growing in scale.

Our Mission:

  • Commitment to the Industry: Quick Fresh Vending was born from a desire to contribute positively to the vending machine industry. We understand the nuances of running routes and maintaining core values, offering a unique perspective to our clients.

At Quick Fresh Vending, we’re not just sharing knowledge; we’re committed to nurturing success in the vending machine industry.

Instructor Profiles


Discover the world of vending with Matt, an expert with over two decades of multifaceted experience in marketing and finance. His journey began at a young age, diving into the marketing sector at just 15, demonstrating a prodigious talent for connecting services with needs. Matt’s extensive background includes a transformative role in finance, where he honed his skills in business valuations, customer service, and operational management.

With an educational foundation in Business Administration from Brigham Young University – Idaho, he excelled academically and led the Management Society to new heights, reflecting his innate leadership abilities. Matt’s diverse professional background is complemented by his personal passions. An avid skier and a dedicated parent, he embodies the balance between personal interests and professional dedication.

Matt brings a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective to his teaching, encouraging a holistic approach to learning and business. As your instructor, he’s here to guide you through the intricacies of the vending business, ensuring you gain not only the knowledge but also the practical wisdom to succeed.


Introducing Bodhi, an ambitious Weber State University sophomore specializing in Professional Sales, who brings a unique blend of hands-on experience and academic prowess to the vending industry. At the core of his success is a four-year journey in running a lucrative vending business, where he excelled in crafting high-value subsidy programs, elevating several locations to peak profitability.

His background is as diverse as it is impressive, having served a two-year mission for his church in Montana, gaining invaluable life skills and a deep understanding of community dynamics. Bodhi’s professional canvas also includes roles in construction, a 1.5-year tenure in tech sales, and a position as an Account Manager at Louis Vuitton, each role further refining his customer service and operational skills.

Bodhi’s personal life is as vibrant as his professional one, with passions ranging from skiing to motocross and golf. These hobbies not only enrich his life but also reflect his ability to merge focus with fun. Approachable, reliable, and driven, Bodhi is not just a sales professional; he’s a visionary in the vending industry, ready to share his knowledge and expertise with you.

What does this course cover?

Week 1 is the overview of what you will need to budget for, what you will need, time commitment, the skills you need and information about the industry. In week 1 we will cover: 

  • Budget Considerations
    • Vending Machine Costs
    • Inventory Costs
    • Credit Card Readers
    • Equipment you will need
    • Tools you will need
    • Other expenses
  • Other Considerations
    • Time commitment
    • Skills
    • Things you will need
  • Industry Information
    • IBIS World
    • The Hustle

Week 2 is designed to help you understand everything you need to know about vending machines. We want you to be able to understand the basic features, different types and different features for each type of vending machine. This will help you more than you know. In Week 2 we will cover:

  • Basics

    • DEX (Digital EXchange)
    • MDB (Multi-Drop Bus)
    • Important Features
    • Payment Systems
  • Vending Machines

    • Snack Vending Machines
    • Drink Vending Machines
    • Combo Vending Machines
    • Specialty Vending Machines

Week 3 is designed to help you get in the right mindset and help you understand how to get locations like a pro. We will cover: 

  • Mindset
    • Attitude
    • Practicing
  • Locations
    • What is a good location?
    • Niches
    • SOI
    • Where to find locations?
    • What to say?
    • What to Bring?

Week 4 is all about pricing and managing inventory and route. We will go through some best practices that were taught to me from a lean management expert. Then we will go over some legal items and other considerations. We will cover: 

  • Pricing
    • Research
    • Math
    • Commissions
  • Inventory Management
    • Software
    • Tools to use
    • Warehouse management
  • Legal
    • General items for running your business
    • Federal considerations
    • Simple location agreement
  • Conclusion
    • Closing thoughts

Course Format: Live, Interactive, and Future Digital Access

  • Live and Interactive: Experience the benefits of live, interactive classes, ideal for an immersive and engaging learning experience.
  • Recordings Available: Classes will be recorded, allowing you to revisit and review the content as needed.
  • Digital Course Option: A more affordable digital version of the course will be available soon, offering additional flexibility.

What Will You Get? Beyond the Course

Embark on your vending business journey with a suite of valuable resources, provided alongside the course to jumpstart your success:

  • Customizable Flyer Template: Access a professionally designed flyer template on Canva, tailored to assist you in securing prime locations.
  • Sample Location Agreement: Receive a sample agreement to guide you through the process of finalizing locations.
  • Additional Tailored Resources: Expect more personalized tools and resources, as we continuously assess and provide what’s essential for your venture.

These additional offerings are crafted to complement your learning and enhance your business launch.

Understanding the Cost: Investment in Your Success

Competitive Pricing:

  • Market Comparison: While similar courses range from $299 to $995, our pricing is structured with your success in mind.

Commitment and Value:

  • Modest Investment for Commitment: We believe a nominal fee is essential to demonstrate your commitment to starting your vending machine business. Offering the course for free might not encourage the same level of dedication.

Risk-Free Investment:

  • Course Cost as Credit: Post-course, the entire fee you pay will be credited towards the purchase of a credit card reader or vending machine, ensuring your investment in learning is directly applied to your business growth.

This approach balances the need for commitment with a risk-free investment, aligning with our goal to support your entry into the vending machine industry.

Course Options

Flexible and Convenient Webinar Schedule

To accommodate your bustling schedule and ensure you never fall behind, our live classes are thoughtfully staggered throughout the week. This structure allows for a new live session to commence every two weeks, providing you with the flexibility to join the course at a time that best suits your needs.

Live Session Times:

  • Fridays at 12:00 PM MT: Kick off the weekend with our live sessions, a perfect time to integrate learning into your work week without the rush.
  • Wednesdays at 12:00 PM MT: Mid-week webinars offer a refreshing educational break that fits snugly within your workday.

With sessions alternating between Wednesdays and Fridays, we ensure that every two weeks marks the beginning of a new live class. This staggering of sessions means you have the opportunity to start your course promptly without the wait.

Catch Up with Recordings: Missed a class? No problem! All our live sessions are recorded and made available for you to catch up at your convenience. Whether you’ve had a scheduling conflict or simply want to revisit the material, these recordings are a valuable resource for your learning journey.

Join us, and experience the seamless integration of professional development into your dynamic lifestyle.

Self-Paced Course Option for On-Demand Learning - Coming Soon

In addition to our live sessions, we are excited to offer a self-paced, on-demand course tailored for those who prefer to learn at their own rhythm. This digital course, hosted on Go High Level (GHL), mirrors the content of our live classes, allowing you to delve into the world of vending machines whenever and wherever suits you best.

On-Demand Course Features:

  • Comprehensive Content: Access the full curriculum of our live webinars, meticulously segmented into modules for easy navigation and understanding.
  • Flexible Access: Learn on your schedule. The course is available 24/7, ensuring you have the freedom to progress at a pace that aligns with your lifestyle and learning preferences.
  • Consistent Updates: As with our live webinars, the digital course content will be continually updated to reflect the latest insights and industry practices.

Integration with Live Webinars: For the most comprehensive learning experience, you can combine the on-demand course with our staggered live webinars. Start with the digital course at any time, and join the live sessions when they fit into your schedule, giving you a blend of structured and flexible learning.

Whether you choose the interaction of live webinars or the convenience of the GHL course, you’ll receive the same in-depth education to launch or enhance your vending machine business.

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