• Select Vending Signs with SB Software and Vendmanager

    Select Vending Signs with SB Software and Vendmanager

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    23rd October 2019

    We are delighted to announce that Select Vending, based in Plymouth, has now signed with SB Software to implement Vendmanager as their VMS (Vending Management System). Deployment will include Vendmanager Datakey across the business from the outset. 

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  • Winning Awards? So What? Here’s Why it has Meant so Much to Us.

    Winning Awards? So What? Here’s Why it has Meant so Much to Us.

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    22nd October 2019

    In June 2017 we won our first award ever - for “Best Ancillary” at the Vendies. It was the first time we had entered any such industry award. Over the 2¼ years since, the collection has now grown to five trophies in total, all of them judged nationwide. Thank you.

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  • Solutions (Today). AND Choices (Always).

    Solutions (Today). AND Choices (Always).

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    21st October 2019

    Visiting trade shows - in vending, OCS and related markets - is always useful for me. Rarely so for progressing new prospects - we focus on that when we are exhibiting ourselves or through other targeted means. The key benefits (as well as “borrowing” successful ideas from here or abroad that will be of use to our own clients) are instead in improving my understanding of our sector.

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  • Breaking News! Vendmanager Wins “Most Innovative Product” at the AVS Conference.

    Breaking News! Vendmanager Wins “Most Innovative Product” at the AVS Conference.

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    23rd September 2019

    Thank you to all the AVS members who voted for us - we feel honoured. Especially because this award is decided by vending operators themselves - one company, one vote. Nationwide.

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  • RSL Increases investment in Vendmanager

    RSL Increases investment in Vendmanager

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    22nd September 2019

    Refreshment Systems Ltd (RSL) are investing in still greater deployment of Vendmanager Databridge to put data even harder to work improving efficiency, following the success already proven so far, as owner Alistair Balmforth explains.

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  • Under the Bonnet - with Vendmanager: Single Walk (and Beyond?)

    Under the Bonnet - with Vendmanager: Single Walk (and Beyond?)

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    22nd September 2019

    ALL our clients are using data far more than they ever did before - for commercial gain. That is how they generate the added value that not only pays our bills, but contributes far more as well. As Mark Booth, Director of Wilkes Vending, and self-confessed “tight Yorkshireman” said a year ago (August 2018): “In the first 6 months alone, we have saved more than the whole Vendmanager contract is going to cost us”.

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  • Refreshment Magazine (Volume 12)

    Refreshment Magazine (Volume 12)

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    20th September 2019

    It was indeed “refreshing” being interviewed by Martin White, News Editor of “Refreshment” magazine, the publication (print/online), whose target audience both includes vending and OCS ... and extends beyond. This meant that even when we were on familiar territory, the questions were angled afresh - with a different perspective. It encouraged me to think anew - and I enjoyed that challenge.

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  • MannVend and Vendmanager

    MannVend and Vendmanager

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    23rd August 2019

    MannVend is a family business that started on the Isle of Man in 1967, building on a commercial passion for tea and coffee dating all the way back to 1892. The company is now in its third generation of family ownership, successfully continuing to advance the core values of quality, service, professionalism and great value for money.

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  • Meet Martin Olivant - Our New Technical Manager

    Meet Martin Olivant - Our New Technical Manager

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    22nd August 2019

    Our company continues to grow, as more and more operators recognise the power of Vendmanager and come on board as clients. Thank you to everyone who is putting their faith in us to manage and improve their day-to-day business. We hope that you are already familiar with our mantra that we “always recruit ahead of the curve.” It’s never easy, but we do our best to anticipate requirements going forward - and put priority resources (including the best people) in place in advance.

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  • Focus on Payment Systems

    Focus on Payment Systems

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    21st August 2019

    It was good to have the opportunity to share our views about payment systems in the July/August edition of Vending International.

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  • Choices: Vendmanager gives you more than anyone else.

    Choices: Vendmanager gives you more than anyone else.

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    26th July 2019

    Using each colour to represent key benefits of Vendmanager, dark blue illustrates Simon’s natural (instinctive even) perspective. He is our MD, so we awarded him the bullseye on the first target (watch and learn)! We’ll give you a clue: dark blue is all about data. And nothing else.

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  • Golf: Victory at NIVO!

    Golf: Victory at NIVO!

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    25th July 2019

    Yes, it’s true. We won the team event at the recent NIVO (the UK’s association for National Independent Vending Operators) Networking and Golf Day. And yes we are celebrating! Why not? After all, moon landings happen more often than this.

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  • Earning the Right to Feel Proud

    Earning the Right to Feel Proud

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    19th June 2019

    AT SBS we are proud when we achieve results for our clients. That is the why of our endeavours - the reason we come to work each day. And it stays so throughout - as our core objective. The other key questions: how, when, where, and who are not permanently fixed: these are the arenas in which we strive continually to improve - in service of that core objective. We are always looking for ways to make things simply better.

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  • Did You Know: The First Half Century!

    Did You Know: The First Half Century!

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    19th June 2019

    Vendmanager puts data to work in vending. Every day. Improving visibility, efficiency, profitability and customer service. Each of our “Did You Knows (DYK’s)” encapsulates a feature and/or benefit of Vendmanager, to bring this to life through practical real-world examples. Maybe you too have that feeling sometimes that you “do not know what you do not know”? And that’s what we set out to address, in a format that is both brief and easily accessible.

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  • Access Dimensions

    Access Dimensions

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    30th May 2019

    We are delighted to confirm that Vendmanager now integrates with Access Dimensions, the finance and accounting software that is widely used in our sector. This now brings us to a total number of five accountancy systems. As always we are driven by client demand, so more will be added if/as required. Please get in touch if you would like to know more about integrations with Vendmanager.

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  • Open integration - at the heart of who we are. Key to what we do.

    Open integration - at the heart of who we are. Key to what we do.

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    29th May 2019

    We wholeheartedly believe in giving clients choice - the open freedom to decide how best to use what we have helped them to build. We supply tools to assist operators in running their business: improving profitability, visibility, efficiency and customer service. Our clients decide how best to deploy those tools (although we are always on hand if they want to evaluate options, or draw upon our experiences elsewhere).

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  • Amazon SQS

    Amazon SQS

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    29th May 2019

    Increasingly, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is today’s go-to solution for intersystem communication. If you enjoy Netflix and the flexibility of watching films on various devices, picking up the movie again whenever you like, wherever you left off, you can thank SQS for that seamless freedom. Now we have further developed our very own Vendmanager, to bring all the benefits to vending of integrating payment systems via SQS.

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  • BDS Vending Solutions Switches to Vendmanager

    BDS Vending Solutions Switches to Vendmanager

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    28th April 2019

    BDS Vending Solutions, headquartered in Dublin, is the leading hot & cold drinks and snack food vending company in Eire.

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  • Make Technology Work Hard for You. Now: It’s as Easy as 1 - 2 - 3.

    Make Technology Work Hard for You. Now: It’s as Easy as 1 - 2 - 3.

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    27th April 2019

    For me personally, Simon Black, MD, as a lifelong software engineer both by calling and by trade, data itself has its own intrinsic value. Data is useful in and of itself. So “of course” it should be made to work hard.

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  • Recruiting Ahead of the Curve. Again.

    Recruiting Ahead of the Curve. Again.

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    26th April 2019

    With 15 years’ experience in customer service from sectors spanning finance, insurance, banking and the Government’s Home Office, Cerith brings a wealth of expertise in best practice: “A good day for me is when I go home knowing that I have been able to resolve customers’ problems. Fully. So they can do what they want to do. I always find that it’s key to listen hard from the outset. How else can we truly understand what needs sorting? And at the end, I always check that we’ve fixed

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  • Refreshment Systems Ltd Rolls Out Vendmanager

    Refreshment Systems Ltd Rolls Out Vendmanager

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    26th March 2019

    With more than half a century of successfully bringing innovative and fresh solutions to a range of industries, Refreshment Systems Ltd offers nationwide coverage, from headquarters in Bradford.

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  • SBS: Getting Better Still - Every Day.

    25th March 2019

    Previously we have written in some detail (both here and in external media) about our Technology Roadmap. This helps us to bring the right innovations, products and solutions to market at the right time - for the benefit of our clients. The roadmap primarily addresses the questions of “What” and “When” from the perspective of technology, and it is indispensable. But these are not the only questions in town. We have been growing as a company.

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  • It’s all a matter of time. And it’s YOUR time we’re talking about.

    It’s all a matter of time.  And it’s YOUR time we’re talking about.

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    21st February 2019

    The saying that “time is money” rings true with vending operators - maybe even more so than for anyone else. With so much to be done every day to maintain sales and standards across routes, month-in, month-out, seizing any chance to shave minutes off recurring tasks will feed directly to the bottom line. This means that introducing new ways of saving time, or speeding things up, is always a good way to get and hold an operator’s attention. It’s as if minutes and hours become a hard curre

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  • Integration with Xero!

    Integration with Xero!

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    20th February 2019

    Xero is the online accounting solution which “opens up a world of opportunities to increase efficiency, streamline the way you manage your business, and add moments of beauty into your working day.” In line with requests from the vending sector, we are now getting integration with Vendmanager up and running, so that our customers can enjoy the benefits of both systems - together.

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  • Millsons Vending Signs with Vendmanager - after 100 Years!

    Millsons Vending Signs with Vendmanager - after 100 Years!

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    19th February 2019

    Originally founded over a century ago and proud of more than 50 years' experience in supplying and maintaining the perfect coffee and vending machine solutions, Millsons Vending based in Kent is still a family-run business - with the latest generation in a long continuous line now maintaining the tradition.

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  • SV24-7: Putting Vendmanager to Work in Scotland. Hard.

    SV24-7: Putting Vendmanager to Work in Scotland. Hard.

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    31st January 2019

    SV24-7 is a leader in vending and office coffee solutions throughout Scotland. Now, amidst ongoing expansion, the company is putting Vendmanager from SBS hard to work - increasing efficiency whilst improving customer service still further.

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  • Under the Bonnet with Vendmanager: Contract Review System

    Under the Bonnet with Vendmanager: Contract Review System

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    30th January 2019

    Computers can help, but Robin Turver, now Head of Business Development at SBS with 21 years’ hard-earned experience previously, right on the front line in the vending sector, recalls how things were when he was working inside an operator himself: “With the vending management system we had, reviewing contracts still took 2 to 3 weeks, or longer even. It was laborious, with multiple stages. And we still needed to make manual interventions. Often.”

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  • Meet Nu Vending - our Newest Client!

    Meet Nu Vending - our Newest Client!

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    21st November 2018

    Welcome to Max Kemp, Managing Director, and to all the team at Nu Vending, who have now signed with Vendmanager to be the VMS (Vending Management System) of their operation head-quartered in central London.

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  • Thank You: the Vendies 2018

    Thank You: the Vendies 2018

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    17th October 2018

    We first entered the Vendies in 2017, and we were delighted to be recognised with the award for Best Ancillary. This year we decided to enter for two. And we were overwhelmed to win… two!

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  • Vending Enterprises Sign-Up with Vendmanager

    Vending Enterprises Sign-Up with Vendmanager

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    16th October 2018

    Vending Enterprises (www.vendingenterprises.co.uk) have contracted with SBS to deploy Vendmanager as their vending management system (VMS).

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  • Technology Roadmap - our Lifeblood.

    Technology Roadmap - our Lifeblood.

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    26th September 2018

    Our technology (or development) roadmap charts what lies ahead in terms of technical development. It is by design fluid - containing a whole host of potential parcels of work. Individual parcels are called off and passed into active development in line with commercial priorities and user needs.

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  • Wilkes Puts Vendmanager to Work: the First Six Months

    Wilkes Puts Vendmanager to Work: the First Six Months

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    31st August 2018

    Many of you in our sector will know Mark Booth, Director of Wilkes Vending, already. He has a reputation for being straight talking. Direct and focused. Challenging but fair. And above all, results-focused. Or, in his own words: “I am a tight Yorkshireman and proud of it.”

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  • 2018 Best Ancillary - Please Vote for us at the Vendies

    2018 Best Ancillary - Please Vote for us at the Vendies

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    30th August 2018

    The Vendies, our annual industry awards, are upon us again. We are delighted that we have been nominated in the Best Ancillary category: thank you to all involved so far. Now, you, the participants in our sector will decide the final winners. We wanted to show you just what we have been doing to merit such an award.

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  • 2018 Customer Service - Please Vote for us at the Vendies

    2018 Customer Service - Please Vote for us at the Vendies

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    30th August 2018

    The Vendies, our annual industry awards, are upon us again. We are delighted that we have been nominated in the Customer Service category: thank you to all involved so far. Now, you, the participants in our sector will decide the final winners. We wanted to show you just what we have been doing to merit such an award.

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  • Harnessing Technology - for Commercial Returns

    Harnessing Technology - for Commercial Returns

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    19th July 2018

    We like to see updates about SBS in the media - thank you to Vending International for the feature in the latest edition (July/August). But what we like even more are the thought processes and discussions required to put our ideas together - as best we can, today, with a specialist external audience from our sector in mind. It helps us to focus and prioritise!

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  • Investing in the Future: Customer Support

    Investing in the Future: Customer Support

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    18th July 2018

    We have been recruiting again, and we are delighted to welcome on board Paul Trickett, who brings over 15 years of specialist experience in customer support. We are also investing in new resources to make things even faster, easier and better when clients want to push Vendmanager further, making it as simple as possible for them to do more for their own business.

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  • CQUIN made simple!

    CQUIN made simple!

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    21st June 2018

    When CQUIN required changes in operations, our customers told us that Vendmanager made things as easy as they could be. They liked that. And so did we. We are always delighted when clients feed back how useful they find the flexibility of Vendmanager - especially the ease of customisation in functionality and reporting.

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  • Schematic Wallpaper?

    Schematic Wallpaper?

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    20th June 2018

    We now have an enormous schematic graphic on the back of our new exhibition stand, as first displayed at Vendex Midlands this year. We actually have five different graphics (for use in various media - usually smaller!), and the original briefing for the graphic artist was in fact …. a spreadsheet (we are software engineers, remember.) The inspiration behind that spreadsheet and the final designs goes right to the heart of how we are striving to improve vending for clients - every day.

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  • Company Day, 5 June 2018: the First of Many…

    Company Day, 5 June 2018: the First of Many…

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    15th June 2018

    Recently we contacted all our clients in advance to explain that our customer help-desk would be on reduced staff on Tuesday 5 June. This was not easy. We have never done it before - we are extremely proud of the responsive service we provide on tap 06.00 AM to 17.30 PM workdays. So what could have been so important for us to do this now? And yes, we will be doing it again (although all our staff were on hand throughout to respond to any emergencies if needed).

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  • Behind the Scenes at Vendex Midlands 2018

    Behind the Scenes at Vendex Midlands 2018

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    18th May 2018

    We always enjoy the Vendex events. They are great as a forum for catching up with long established acquaintances, and making new ones too. And this event was even more special than any that have gone before. With a purpose-built demonstrator to show off the power of Datakey live, and a long list of visitors to look forward to meeting, we’d like to invite you behind the scenes to show how the event played out. Just click below and enjoy.

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  • Café Couture Sign with Vendmanager

    Café Couture Sign with Vendmanager

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    17th April 2018

    Café Couture, a leading supplier of coffee solutions to offices, hospitals and leisure centres — along with its sister brand, Healthy World Vending - are pleased to announce that they have chosen Vendmanager as the company’s IT solution, to manage all aspects of the business during their current rapid expansion programme and beyond.

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  • “There’s Always a 'Betta' Way” - Especially with Vendmanager

    “There’s Always a 'Betta' Way” - Especially with Vendmanager

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    23rd March 2018

    Bettavend have contracted with SBS (SB Software) to install Vendmanager as their vending management system (VMS), upgrading from previous systems that had been developed in-house.

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  • Ready to start out with Vendmanager?

    Ready to start out with Vendmanager?

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    23rd March 2018

    Understanding the Vendmanager Software Migration Service (SMS): how SBS makes sure that beginning your journey with Vendmanager goes smoothly - with as little disruption to your ongoing operations as possible.

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  • Datakey Update: Cutting Costs, Saving Time!

    Datakey Update: Cutting Costs, Saving Time!

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    14th February 2018

    This photo was taken on Tuesday 12 September 2017: the launch of Vendmanager Datakey on the first day of AVEX. Our team already knows the power of the data fob each is holding: you can see it in their faces. We had been working on the development for some time.

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  • Implementation at Connect: Simply Amazing!

    Implementation at Connect: Simply Amazing!

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    13th February 2018

    "When I first saw the article from Elyas Coutts, the Marketing Director at our clients Connect, I was delighted. Delighted to hear that Vendmanager will be making such a difference for them and especially for their clients. And then I was proud: our team worked hard alongside Connect to make things run as smoothly as possible as we all put Vendmanager in place."

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  • At Connect Vending, “Data is the New Oil”

    At Connect Vending, “Data is the New Oil”

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    19th January 2018

    Connect Vending is introducing Vendmanager from SB Software, implementing tools that improve decision-making still further. The new operating software - our vending management system - will deliver a number of key abilities and functions that will ensure the level of service we provide to our clients is enhanced even more, and delivered consistently. That’s our goal.

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  • New Year? New Implementation. New Integration. The First in Europe.

    New Year? New Implementation. New Integration. The First in Europe.

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    18th January 2018

    This was an integration unlike any other. To date. This was the first of its kind not just in the UK, but anywhere in Europe. Putting the FastTrack system from USA-based LightSpeed Automation to work for our long-standing clients Express Vending, headquartered in Hemel Hempstead.

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  • Care Vending Signs up With Vendmanager.

    Care Vending Signs up With Vendmanager.

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    18th December 2017

    Care Vending Services is a family owned and run business operating from offices in Stevenage and covering the UK, with over 25 years operating as Care Vending and in excess of 25 years’ experience in the vending industry. Care Vending have established a proud reputation for providing an award winning service across London and the Home Counties.

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  • Quench.me.uk Signs up for Vendmanager from SB Software as Vending Management System (VMS).

    Quench.me.uk Signs up for Vendmanager from SB Software as Vending Management System (VMS).

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    28th November 2017

    “We have been growing especially fast of late,” explains Terry Ride, MD of Quench.me.uk, “and that’s a key reason for signing with Vendmanager now. As we grow still further, we are fully committed to doing even more - even better - with the same people, in the same amount of time."

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  • Vendex. What a show!

    Vendex. What a show!

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    20th November 2017

    November 2017. Old Trafford. This was the best Vendex ever (for us at least). Without a doubt. And this was our 12th in a row. We haven’t missed exhibiting at Vendex since we started back in November 2011.

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  • Cafepoint Signs Up for Vendmanager

    Cafepoint Signs Up for Vendmanager

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    27th October 2017

    With a “fanatical obsession with quality” Cafepoint LLP offers a variety of vending services to organisations around the United Kingdom, focusing mainly on Central London and Home Counties locations. Cafepoint has now signed a contract with SB Software to deploy Vendmanager as the VMS (Vending Management System) within the business.

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  • Vendmanager Awarded Best Product or Service Innovation by AVS!

    Vendmanager Awarded Best Product or Service Innovation by AVS!

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    5th October 2017

    SBS have been recognised by the AVS (Associated Vending Services) with the award for 2017, presented at their recent annual conference - held this year in Vilamoura Portugal. AVS comprises 29 member companies, representing key vending operators across the UK, and for the awards each is allocated one vote per category in a blind ballot.

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  • SBS Showcase! AVEX 2017

    SBS Showcase! AVEX 2017

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    19th September 2017

    Staff were kept busy on the SBS Software stand at AVEX 2017. At the UK’s premier international vending event, held this year at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. SBS needed a bigger stand and a larger team on hand than ever before to answer enquiries both technical and commercial.

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  • Simply Amazing: Connect Vending Ltd

    Simply Amazing: Connect Vending Ltd

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    6th September 2017

    As part of its ongoing pursuit of dedication to service, Connect Vending has chosen to work with SB Software. Vendmanager will provide Connect with the deep analytical information required to make market-leading decisions, and continue to provide outstanding service amidst the dynamically ever changing market opportunities that are unfolding.

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  • Wilkes Vending signs up with Vendmanager

    Wilkes Vending signs up with Vendmanager

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    23rd August 2017

    Wilkes Vending and SB Software have signed a contract to run Vendmanager as the vending management system for the company’s operations.

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  • SB Software publishes advert anticipating AVEX 2017

    SB Software publishes advert anticipating AVEX 2017

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    3rd August 2017

    No further details have been publicly released.

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  • The Vendies - Vendmanager Voted Best Ancillary!

    The Vendies - Vendmanager Voted Best Ancillary!

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    30th June 2017

    We are delighted that we won the Award for Best Ancillary at the Vendies, the prestigious national UK awards for the vending sector. A massive thank you to everyone who voted for us, and to all of our customers to date: you are the reason we have worked so hard to make Vendmanager the product it is.

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  • CEMA Vending Joins Vendmanager

    CEMA Vending Joins Vendmanager

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    22nd May 2017

    CEMA Vending, based in Nottingham, have awarded the contract for their new vending management system to SB Software.

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  • Hallmark Vending - Join the SB software family.

    Hallmark Vending   - Join the SB software family.

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    1st March 2017

    We are absolutely delighted to welcome Tim Newberry and his team - Hallmark signed the contract to operate Vendmanager just recently.

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  • Vending International: Cake Today. And Even More Cake Tomorrow.

    Vending International: Cake Today. And Even More Cake Tomorrow.

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    22nd February 2017

    Having been recently featured in Vending International, we thought it only wise that you can take a look at the insight Simon provided directly here from our website.

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  • PG Group Signs Contract with SB Software for Vendmanager including Telemetry

    PG Group Signs Contract with SB Software for Vendmanager including Telemetry

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    14th December 2016

    PG Group, the vending operator known for working in partnership with prestigious brands in premium locations throughout the UK, has contracted with SB Software, the makers of Vendmanager, to operate across their machine estate.

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  • Vendex North - It's that time of year!

    Vendex North - It's that time of year!

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    4th October 2016

    We are fast approaching the next Vendex event, having previously exhibited at Avex 2015, Vendex North 2015 and Vendex Midlands 2016. Here at SB Software we are excited to announce our attendance at Vendex North on November 8th 2016!

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  • Marketing & Communications: Jed Fraser Joins SB Software

    4th October 2016

    You start with a new client in chilly Sheffield on a contract basis, and a year later you find yourself in their team Hawaii shirt, enjoying the autumn sun in Portugal - in-between many intense meetings with their customers and other key players in the UK vending sector. It’s not the normal way things go. And yes, the recent AVS conference in Vilamoura Portugal was great fun (as well as extremely useful - the right mixture).

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  • Thank You - AVS Conference Portugal

    Thank You - AVS Conference Portugal

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    26th September 2016

    Thank you to all the friends (old and new) who made the recent AVS Conference in Portugal such a success for SBS and Vendmanager. We’re just back from the trip which was both productive and fun - the perfect combination. As this was our first visit, we went low-key and discreet. Not.

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  • Instant Transparency, Total Control - Spa Vending

    Instant Transparency, Total Control - Spa Vending

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    24th August 2016

    Spa Vending (now rebranded to Kears UK) had outgrown the embedded cash and paper systems upon which the company had been based, prompting a quest for a fully integrated computerised alternative; “It was a continuous paper chase: paper and cash bags” said James. After asking around the industry Vendmanager from SB Software came top of the bill.”

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  • SB Software Announces Appointment of Robin Turver - with Responsibility for Business Development Nationwide

    SB Software Announces Appointment of Robin Turver - with Responsibility for Business Development Nationwide

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    12th August 2016

    SB Software, the developers of Vendmanager, have announced the appointment of Robin Turver who will be responsible for Business Development in the UK. Robin brings a wealth of expertise in the vending sector, with over 18 years industry experience, starting initially with Nestlé Vending as National Sales Director, and most recently at LTT Vending as Sales Director.

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  • What has Data Ever Done for You?

    What has Data Ever Done for You?

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    21st July 2016

    Vending International magazine asked Simon Black, our Managing Director what lies ahead for our sector, with data growing ever more key to success. Companies that have engaged with data and what it shows have been more successful rather than fighting back against it. It takes a change in mindset to break with the ways of the past. For example, to believe that a machine does not need a visit right now, even when that goes against the routine schedules of the past.

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  • Data is Powerful and You Have to Use it to Your Advantage

    Data is Powerful and You Have to Use it to Your Advantage

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    20th July 2016

    “It was obvious there was only one way to go” says Peter Wilson, Managing Director at Cambridge Vending. “The people from SB Software were honest about the strengths of their system. They were people we could work with”. It was not a decision taken lightly. Changing to a fully integrated vending management system is a “major undertaking, it must be right for the business, there must be a benefit”.

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  • With Great Taste Comes Great Responsibility!

    With Great Taste Comes Great Responsibility!

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    24th May 2016

    The FM Taste business is founded upon a comprehensive system of food manufacturing and vending services. They were looking for a software system that could manage effectively not only their own operations in hot and cold drinks, fresh sandwich and snack vending, but also the inventory, delivery and control of a key aspect of their turnover; food manufacturing.

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  • Payment Systems in Vending: Change is Relentless. And Standard.

    Payment Systems in Vending: Change is Relentless. And Standard.

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    1st February 2016

    Simon Black, our Managing Director, has recently been featured in Vending International where he was asked to share his thoughts on payment systems in vending. Here's what he had to say, "In 2009 a project to introduce contactless payment really caught my eye. It was in Istanbul, where the Bosphorus separates Europe and Asia. Back then, passengers on the ferry were already using contactless to pay directly at the gate — faster and easier than before. It continues to be a huge success today.

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  • B&B Vending Signs on With Vendmanager

    B&B Vending Signs on With Vendmanager

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    27th January 2016

    SB Software is proud to announce its recent dealings with Stoke-on-Trent based B&B Vending. A family-run business since 1969, B&B Vending services businesses, schools, colleges, universities, pubs and cafes. The company recently got its first taste of Vendmanager upon acquisition of Crown Cup, a smaller vending company that had been using the software.

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  • Vendex is fast approaching! 19th April 2016

    Vendex is fast approaching! 19th April 2016

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    26th January 2016

    With just under three months until the next Vendex event, we at SB Software are excited to announce our attendance at Vendex Midlands! Previously, we have exhibited at both Avex 2015 and Vendex in November 2015.

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  • Breaking New Ground - A Partnership with ProspectSoft

    Breaking New Ground - A Partnership with ProspectSoft

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    8th October 2015

    SB Software’s highly regarded level of customer service continues to break new ground. We are pleased to announce that we have established a strategic partnership, which expands and enhances the package we can offer while allowing us to stay focused on what we do best.

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  • Sb Software on the road again - Vendex 2015

    Sb Software on the road again - Vendex 2015

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    4th October 2015

    SB Software are excited to announce they’re on the road again at this year’s Vendex. So if you missed us at Avex it would be great to see you. Vendex is on the 17th November at The Manchester Suite, Old Trafford, Manchester. You will find us located at stand number J4.

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  • AVEX 2015: Reliving the Highlights

    AVEX 2015: Reliving the Highlights

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    25th September 2015

    It’s been a couple of months since we launched our new website, released Version 6 of Vendmanager, our vending software, and premiered both at AVEX 2015, one of the most important vending events. With over 3,000 people present, AVEX 2015 was certainly a win for SB Software.

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  • AVEX attendance caps off exciting time for SB Software

    AVEX attendance caps off exciting time for SB Software

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    8th July 2015

    It’s been an exciting few weeks recently for SB Software, with the launch of a new website and release of the latest version of their innovative software system, and this was capped with a successful presence at the vending industry’s most important event at the start of the month.

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  • Vendmanager Version 6 is here!

    Vendmanager Version 6 is here!

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    16th June 2015

    As the UK’s fastest growing provider of specialist management software to the vending industry, and with technology at the heart of all we do, our customers clearly expect us to be up to speed with the latest developments.

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  • AVEX 2015 - Transform your vending operations

    AVEX 2015 - Transform your vending operations

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    8th June 2015

    As expert providers of specialist management software to the vending industry, SB combines a personal approach with industry know-how, round-the clock support and the most sophisticated technologies available, to provide reliable systems that truly transform operations. You can find us at AVEX on Stand 148.

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  • New Version, New Website!

    New Version, New Website!

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    1st June 2015

    We’ve been really busy working behind the scenes creating a new website and developing our messaging in time for Avex 2015.

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