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Finding a Reliable Vending Machine Repairman, a repairman who is reliable, trustworthy, providing efficient repair solutions is essential to your vending machine business.

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Here are some of our tips to help you “Find a reliable vending machine repairman” :

Experience and Expertise: Look for repairmen with ample experience in repairing vending machines.
A repairman with 3 years plus of in the field experience has likely encountered a vast and quite a diverse range of problems and issues with all types and kinds of vending machines.
Knowing some particular brands of vending machines that do have have their individual quirks and problems.
Having this experience in the field enables “A vast and wide range of issues and can be efficiently diagnosed quickly to repair your machine, onsite”.

Certifications and Training: Check if the repairman has relevant certifications and training in vending machine repairs.

Reputation and Reviews:

Research the company that provides jobs to these repair man. You can also search on Facebook a repairman’s reputation and read customer reviews or testimonials.
Positive reviews and recommendations from satisfied customers are indications of reliable and quality service.

Prompt Response Time:

Use a reliable vending repair business… to book a repairman…they should respond promptly to your inquiries and service requests.
Like us for instance …we strive to contact you withing 3 x Hours from your online booking with us.
To Book a vending machine Repairman …Use this link. Quick response times demonstrate their commitment to customer service and their ability to address urgent repairs in a timely manner.

Warranty and Guarantee:

Inquire about the warranty or guarantee they offer on their services.
A reputable repair company or individual should stand behind their work and provide a warranty period during which they will address any further issues that may arise.

Most PARTS…warranties are for ..12 months.. but do not include the labor costs.

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Availability of Parts: Ask the repairman about the availability of replacement parts.
A reliable repairman should have access to a wide range of parts and be able to source them quickly, minimizing downtime during repairs.

Transparent Pricing:

Request a clear and transparent pricing structure from the repairman or the repair company.
It’s important to know what to expect in terms of costs for repairs and any additional services you need that can also be provided.
By considering these tips and conducting thorough research, you can find a reliable vending machine repairman who will provide efficient and effective solutions for your repair needs.

  1. Technical Knowledge: A skilled repairman should have in-depth technical knowledge of vending machines, including their electrical systems, mechanical components, and programming. Their expertise allows them to accurately diagnose and repair a wide range of issues.
  2. Problem-Solving Skills: Vending machine repairs often require analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. A good repairman should be able to identify the root cause of a problem and develop effective solutions to resolve it.
  3. Attention to Detail: Attention to detail is crucial in vending machine repairs, as even minor oversights can lead to recurring issues. A really reliable repairman pays close attention to every component, connection, and adjustment to ensure a thorough vending machine repair
  4. Communication Skills: Effective communication is essential for a repairman to understand your concerns, explain the nature of the problem, and provide clear instructions or recommendations. Look for a repairman who communicates clearly and concisely.
  5. Customer Service Orientation: A reliable repairman should prioritize customer satisfaction. They should be friendly, approachable, and willing to answer any questions or concerns you may have. A repairman who values good customer service ensures a positive repair experience.
  6. Efficiency and Timeliness: Time is money in the vending business in Australia, so you need a good repairman who works efficiently and completes repairs in a timely manner is really, very essential.

Look for a vending machine repair company, like usVending Machine
We only use repairmen who we know are proficient repair and sympathetic to vending machine owners.
We know from our 20 years of vending experience… “That a great repairman is one who understands the importance of minimizing downtime and getting machines back up and running as quickly as possible“.

Cost of Vending Machine Repair Services

The cost of vending machine repair services can vary depending on several factors, including the nature of the repair, the extent of the damage, the parts required, and the repairman’s pricing structure.

Call Out: All vending machine repair companies have a call out fee to; “Book a time and date for the repairman to attend to your broken vending machine onsite wherever that is”.
This fee ranges from $180 to $250 Australian + GST and comes with the first hour to effect a repair.

Travel and Service Call Charges: Depending on the repairman’s location and the distance they need to travel, to get to your machine onsite …there may be additional charges for extra travel and service calls.
It’s important to clarify these charges upfront to avoid surprises.

To get an accurate estimate of the cost of vending machine repair services

it’s advisable to contact the vending machine repair company or if it is a individual repairman directly, to discuss and provide them with detailed information about your vending machines issue, and inquire about their pricing structure.
By understanding the cost factors involved, you can make an informed decision and budget accordingly for the repairs.
This fee covers travelling time to and from your onsite repair, traffic delays, toll fees, vehicle registration, insurance, vehicle maintenance, mileage depreciation on a vehicle… also the ongoing vehicles servicing, replacement tires, fuel costs, brakes etc.

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Parts and Materials:

If replacement parts or materials are needed for the repair, they will add to the overall cost.
The cost of parts can vary depending on their availability, quality, and brand of the vending machine.
American and European vending machine parts are usually more expensive due the the Currency Conversion Rates from USD to AUS.
Unfortunately this currently is about a 40% more cost on replacement parts including this SHIPPING Costs plus delays being experienced of up to additional 3 weeks.
Most vending machine parts from these countries are taking 8 weeks – 10 weeks to arrive in Australia, from when first ordered.

Vending Repair companies like us, also provide additional “Vending machine services” apart from just a breakdown or a repair.

Vending Machine Transport:
There are times when a particular site your vending machine is placed in, will “NOT allow for a ONSITE REPAIR or Refrigeration re-gas or compressor swap out and exchange. Need vending machine transport ?
Due to their OH&S Polices and safety regulations for that particular site. Mine sites, Shopping centres, BIG corporate, some military bases to Prisons or Police stations.
Some vending machines may have to be temporarily removed from the site , taken back to the Repair Shop and then be transported back when fixed.

Scheduled Maintenance Plans:
Most Repairmen, Technicians, Techies….will also offer further additional services, such as preventive scheduled maintenance plans.
Coming every 3 months to your machines onsite to effect regular maintenance procedures.

Read more about ” Scheduled Maintenance Plans for your vending machines”

Machine System Upgrades:
Usually if you have your vending machine system taking and using “CASH Payments”- Coins and Notes.
When the Australian government and the Australian MINT, introduce a remodeled Coin or a NEW type of upgraded NOTE, your existing payment system will need a software upgrade to be able to both recognize these new coins or notes.

Test & Tag Vending Machine:
Today businesses are very conscious of SAFETY. It is in all states of Australia LAWS… to ensure workplace safety at all times.
Test and Tag is also a very important safety feature for your vending business. Machines MUST be tested and tagged every year as a minimum.
For some sites it is a quarterly aspect, but these are very special sites.
Your repairman can also ensure your vending machines are; tested and tagged each year for compliance and safety…. let alone ensuring your vending machine insurance liabilities.
Your insurance company could dishonor, reject and even wipe your claim, just because your vending machines are not properly in-date for being tested and tagged.
BEWARE…FINES and Insurance knockbacks could run into the MILLIONS of Dollars $$$ should something occur involving your sited vending machine.

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Repairman Insite & Consultations:
These services may come at an additional small cost, but normally… your repairman will have a relationship formed with you and wont charge you anything. See they want you to stay in business.
They do want you to succeed in your vending business and to grow.
Most will be able to give GOOD advice and can provide you with industry insights, ongoing vending trends, machines to buy or NOT to buy, plus long-term benefit tips and tricks helping you to maximize your profits, minimize any mistakes or pitfalls to help you in preventing future issues and optimizing your vending machines performance.

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