Premier VendGroup | Los Angeles Vending | Micro-Market | Office Pantry Service | Office Coffee Service

Premier VendGroup celebrates 67 years in business

April is a special time for the Premier VendGroup family. It is our 67-year anniversary in business offering full-service refreshment solutions to Southern California businesses. What a milestone! How did we get here?  We’re taking a sneak peek into our past, exploring our refreshment solutions of today, and sharing exciting news for the future.

Reflecting on the past

We started our small family business in 1955 by installing coin-operated jukeboxes and pinball games in bowling alleys. Later, we added food vending because our customers wanted refreshments. After that, we added more refreshment solutions based on customer interest. In short, we have grown to nearly 50 employees and multiple refreshment solutions over the last six decades.

Premier VendGroup offers full-service solutions in the Present

Today, we are proud to offer a variety of refreshment solutions. Our goal has always been to make sure our refreshment services meet the needs of our clients.  Furthermore, we continue to grow and support our team of professionals as they deliver a customer-first experience.

Micro-Markets

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Clients can reimagine the break room as a cafe filled with fresh foods, trendy snacks, and refreshing beverages. The market is open 24/7 so customers can enjoy refreshments on-site throughout the day. Pay for products at the self-serve kiosk with cash, credit cards, or mobile wallets. Talk about convenience!  Our team monitors the Los Angeles micro-market to ensure the products that customers want are always in stock.

Office coffee

Brew up something special with our Los Angeles office coffee service. We offer single-cup, bean-to-cup, and traditional. Customers can enjoy premium coffee brands throughout the day. Our office coffee service allows customers to enjoy delicious, aromatic coffee in the office break room. In addition, our water filtration services offer fresh, clean, drinking water, sparkling water, and even flavored water to keep everyone well hydrated. Moreover, both the water and coffee services have contactless technology which allows customers to customize their cups using their mobile phones.

Office pantry

Enhance your workplace culture with grab-and-go refreshments in the break room with our Los Angeles office pantry service. In fact, make the office pantry service a part of your workplace recruiting and retention strategy. In other words, keep your top employees and recruit new talent by differentiating your business from others in the area.

Vending

Whether you’re looking for fresh foods, snacks, or hot and cold beverages, we’ve got a vending machine for that. Elevate the break room in your workplace with our industry-leading Los Angeles vending machines. We can customize our vending machines to meet the needs of our customers. This includes a mixture of traditional, trendy, and healthy options. And,  if you’re looking to upgrade vending, we offer the 365 Retail Markets PicoCooler. The cooler offers a variety of refreshments is easy to use and fits in almost any space.

Hotel pantry

We’ve made it easy for hotel managers to order refreshments and souvenirs for the hotel market. In addition, we can also supply accessories for the hotel pool through our Los Angeles hotel pantry service. Hotel managers can place the order through our online ordering system and we deliver it the next business day. Best of all, there are no minimum order requirements.  This unique service helps hotel managers create a 5-star experience for their guests.

The Premier VendGroup Team

We’ve built a team that is focused on the customer experience. We have team members that work in the warehouse, as route drivers, technicians, and in the office. Every team member plays a vital role in our success to deliver best-in-class custom refreshment solutions to Los Angeles clients.

Premier VendGroup looks to future

We’ve got many exciting things coming up in the near future. For instance, we recently shared that we will partner with Supply Wizards to streamline our office coffee, office pantry, and water filtration services. Clients will now be able to order products for these services through a user-friendly online portal. In other words,  it will make our client’s jobs easier and save them valuable time. You can read more about this partnership in our March 30th blog post. In addition, Premier VendGroup is excited to share that we will add 100% electric vans to our fleet of vehicles. Our customers will love that we are thinking about the environment as we deliver refreshments to their break rooms. As our business looks to the future, we will continue to improve our refreshment solutions, nurture and build our hard-working team, and invest in new technology to stay ahead of our competitors.

Contact Premier VendGroup at 562-928-1301 or service@premiervendgroup.com  for information about our office coffee, micro-market, office pantry, or vending services. We look forward to working with you!

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Technology plays a vital role in our refreshment solutions

Tomorrow is innovation day. That got us thinking about the important role that technology has played in innovating the vending industry. At Premier VendGroup, we strive to use the latest technology to deliver the best customer experience. In fact, using the latest technology in our services helps us attract new clients in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Vending at its best

Vending machines have come a long way since we started our business in 1955. Today, our Los Angeles vending machines have sophisticated built-in technology. It allows us to remotely monitor our product inventory. In other words, we know which products are selling and which are not. With real-time reporting, our team knows when to refill the vending machines with foods, snacks, or beverages. Moreover, our clients don’t have to tell us if the vending machine is empty or running low on products. Thanks to accurate reporting, we already know. In short, technology makes our job much easier. It also helps our clients focus on what they do best.

Go beyond traditional vending

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If your Los Angeles office is looking for a solution beyond traditional vending, we offer the PicoCooler by 365 Retail Markets. It can hold a variety of fresh foods, snacks, and beverages. This cooler takes vending technology to the next level. The PicoCooler has built-in automatic locking and camera features that give the customer a secure experience. These features mean that the cooler can be placed at an unmanned location. Customers can pay for products with credit cards or mobile wallets using the intuitive touchscreen.  Given all of the benefits, we feel that more clients in the coming years will want the PicoCooler in their Los Angeles break rooms.

Technology in the micro-market

If you think our vending technology is great, wait until you see our Los Angeles micro-markets.  It’s a cafe in the break room filled with fresh foods, snacks, and beverages. The technology in the micro-market will help you understand why it’s such a popular solution with Southern California businesses.  We install cameras throughout the micro-market to give customers a secure experience. Furthermore, customers can purchase products using the self-serve kiosk. It accepts credit card and mobile wallet payments. No need to have cash with you. Finally, we monitor product inventory remotely so we know which products to restock and when. The biggest benefit to the company is that employees can stay on-site for meals and breaks since it’s open 24/7.

Contactless technology in office coffee

Since the Covid-19 pandemic started, more of our clients were looking for contactless solutions in the break room. They were mainly concerned about high traffic areas such as the coffee station. We responded quickly by offering contactless coffee brewers through our Los Angeles office coffee service. Customers can use an app on their mobile phones to make a delicious cup of coffee without touching the brewer.

As you can see, using the latest technology is important to our business.  It helps us set ourselves apart from competitors. This year, we’re excited to explore and introduce new technology to give our customers the best experience with all of our refreshment services.

Contact Premier VendGroup at 562-928-1301 or service@premiervendgroup.com  for information about our office coffee, micro-market, office pantry, or vending services. We look forward to working with you!

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Reaching for our goals in 2022

We can agree that 2021 was a busy year with ups and downs for Los Angeles businesses. But, there was so much to be thankful for, which we shared in our end of November blog. With this year coming to an end and the arrival of 2022, we wanted to share some of the goals that we’ve set for ourselves. We’re big believers in setting our goals and intention for the coming year. After all, it helps us remain focused on what we want to achieve.

Grow our micro-markets 2022

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One of our biggest goals in 2022 is to grow our micro-markets. First, we want to increase the number of Los Angeles micro-markets we open next year compared to the number we opened in 2021. We believe more businesses are open to the idea of creating a self-sustained cafe in the break room. More importantly, employees can stay in the office for lunch or snack breaks thereby increasing overall office productivity. Second, we want to optimize the product mix in every market. Our goal is to find the “perfect” mix of products and show our Los Angeles customers that the micro-market is a great option to get fresh food, snacks, and beverages. Ideally, our customers will enjoy the convenience of accessing refreshments in the break room and saving money by avoiding pricey restaurants.

Roll out new products

We are thrilled to bring our customers the latest new products in our micro-markets, Los Angeles vending services,  and pantry service. In addition, we will look at introducing more healthy options. Our team constantly gets feedback from customers on new products they’d like to try. Adding new products such as Tastykake and Ghirardelli Chocolates keep our customers coming back for more. In short, we are laser-focused on getting new products to customers quickly. We are committed to improving the product rollout process so that customers get new products in a matter of a few weeks rather than months.

Office pantry sets you apart

We want to help businesses make their employees feel welcome and comfortable in the office in 2022. Therefore, we’re recommending that businesses consider a Los Angeles office pantry service.  It allows you to offer employees convenient free grab-and-go refreshments in the office. And, it will help Los Angeles employees stay fueled and energized during the workday. It’s tough to find good talent at this time. However, an office pantry service is a great perk to enhance your recruiting and retention plans, and stand out from your competitors.

Upgrade our fleet of trucks in 2022

Premier VendGroup is always investing in technology. In fact, we upgraded our credit card readers to 4G earlier this year. In 2022, we will upgrade our fleet of trucks to 100% electric. We look forward to the cost savings of not having to add fuel to our trucks. More importantly, we’re excited about having a positive impact on the environment. Stay tuned as we’ll have more information in the coming year about this announcement.

We eagerly look forward to 2022 and all that it has to bring. We wish you and your family and community a healthy, happy, and safe new year.

Contact Premier VendGroup at 562-928-1301 or service@premiervendgroup.com  for information about our office coffee, micro-market, office pantry, or vending services. We look forward to working with you!

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What we’re thankful for in 2021

Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a time for people to be with family, friends, eat delicious foods, and take lots of naps.  However, for many people, it’s also a time for reflection and gratitude.  In that spirit, we’re sharing what we’re thankful for this year.

What we’re thankful for 

This year has been hard on many Los Angeles businesses. However, no matter how challenging things became, here are a few things that we are grateful for and make us proud to work at Premier VendGroup.

The people

  • Our Los Angeles employees work together to get things done no matter how difficult the task. In other words, we understand the importance of teamwork and working together to reach our goals.
  • Our customers know that we will go the extra mile for them to deliver superior service in the most responsible and efficient way.
  • An experienced and knowledgeable leadership team. We’re grateful that they treat employees like family and guide the company with a steady hand.

The refreshment services

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  • Refreshment solutions that can be customized to meet your needs. Whether your looking to reimagine your break room into a self-service cafe with our Los Angeles micro-market solution or delight employees with premium coffee, we’ve got something for you. Additionally, you can offer free food in the break room through our office pantry service. It’s the ideal way to reintroduce employees back to the workplace and show them that they are appreciated. And, there’s always our reliable Los Angeles vending services whether you’re looking for traditional or healthy foods, snacks, or beverages in the office. Finally, we’ve also got our convenient and stress-free hotel pantry service for Greater Los Angeles area hotels.
  • We’re grateful to be able to offer trendy new products for our customers to enjoy.

The technology

  • Technology plays an important role in our business. That’s why we were grateful to upgrade our credit card readers to 4G.  Ongoing technology upgrades are important to the success of our business, consequently, we’ll be upgrading our fleet of trucks next year.

Thankful for this business 

To sum up, we’re thankful to be able to offer custom refreshment solutions that bring joy to Los Angeles area customers. After all, refreshments are our business but customer service is what we’re passionate about. We’ve been doing this since 1955 and we can’t wait to see what the future brings.

For more information about our office coffee, micro-market, pantry, or vending services, contact Premier VendGroup at 562-928-1301 or service@premiervendgroup.com. We look forward to working with you!

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New products for Los Angeles micro-markets

Premier VendGroup is thrilled to introduce new products in our micro-markets.  But first, here’s a brief overview of a micro-market and its benefits.

What you can expect from our micro-market

Imagine a cafe-like space in your Los Angeles company break room. It’s filled with delicious fresh foods, tasty snacks, and refreshing beverages which are customized to your needs. You can pay for products using mobile wallets, credit cards, or cash at a self-serve kiosk. In addition, if you open a micro-market account, you can download an app to your phone and bypass the kiosk entirely. This gives you an almost contactless experience in the breakroom. Most importantly, we monitor your micro-market to make sure the refreshments you want are always available. It’s open 24/7, which means you won’t have to leave the office to get a hearty meal no matter how early or late you work. Save money and be more productive with easy access to refreshments in the break room.

Introducing new products for your Los Angeles micro-market 

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We’re always looking to keep our  Los Angeles customers engaged with the micro-market by stocking it with their favorite refreshments. Meanwhile, we have continued to explore new products. As a result, we recently introduced brand new items.

  • Red Bull The Red Edition combines the Wings of Red Bull Energy drink with specific tastes such as pomegranate, watermelon, tropical fruits, and blueberry. Customers can expect the same burst of energy but with new flavors.
  • Pepsi Cream Soda takes you back to the classic soda shop experience.
  • Stubborn Soda Root Beer is a rich smooth and creamy beverage with no artificial flavors.
  • Coke with Coffee brings together the taste of Cola-Cola infused with Brazilian coffee. It is ideal for that mid-afternoon pick me up.
  • Mrs. Freshley’s Fruit Pies, Honey Bun, and Donut Sticks are an indulgent treat when you crave something sweet.

What other products would you like to see in 2022?

In short, Premier VendGroup will continue to enhance our micro-markets. Moreover, we’re also looking for new products for our Los Angeles vending, office pantry, and office coffee services. Our team is passionate about bringing delicious, and exciting new refreshments for our customers to enjoy in the office break room.

If you’re looking for specific products in your Los Angeles micro-market for 2022, please reach out to us at the email below, and we look into it for your workplace.

For more information about our office coffee, micro-market, pantry, or vending services, contact Premier VendGroup at 562-928-1301 or service@premiervendgroup.com. We look forward to working with you!

 

 

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A micro-market upgrade is an ideal solution for Los Angeles area client

Recently a client in Southern California asked us to upgrade their traditional vending service to a Los Angeles micro-market. The client moved to a larger facility and wanted only vending services at first. However, they started to realize that it was hard to satisfy 400 employees with just snack and drink vending machines. In other words, they had outgrown the vending service and needed an upgrade. Therefore, they settled for a full micro-market solution. In short, with the current employee retention challenges, we agreed that a micro-market upgrade would benefit this client.

What is a Los Angeles micro-market?

Since some of you may not be familiar with a mico-market, here’s a brief overview. A micro-market is an unattended retail space. It is filled with a variety of foods, snacks, and drinks that can be customized for your workplace. Furthermore, we can include plenty of healthy choices as that has become popular among Los Angeles area offices. Employees can buy food, drinks, and snacks at a self-serve kiosk with credit cards, mobile wallets, or cash. Most importantly, it is open all day for your convenience. Our team monitors the micro-market to make sure that popular products are in stock. In addition, we also introduce trendy new items from time to time to keep the product mix interesting.

Benefits of a micro-market upgrade

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Our Los Angeles client will find many benefits by upgrading from traditional vending to a micro-market space. Here are a few.

  • The micro-market can offer more refreshments to a large number of employees.
  • Employees will enjoy a variety of products.
  • Employees can stay on-site to enjoy entree-sized meals for breakfast and lunch.
  • The employer can credit employees’ micro-market accounts as part of their incentive programs.

Take the micro-market upgrade a step further with office coffee service

If you’re looking to stand apart from employers in your area then you may want to consider adding a Los Angeles office coffee service. It’s an ideal solution to pair with your micro-market. Employees can enjoy premium coffee throughout the day. We offer traditional ground, single-cup, and bean-to-cup solutions with brand-name coffee products for everyone in the workplace to enjoy. Adding office coffee service to a micro-market can help strengthen your company’s retention and recruiting efforts. After all, it shows employees that they are valued and appreciated.

A customer-first approach

Premier VendGroup is ready to work with your team to help you find the refreshment services that make sense for your Greater Los Angeles business. Our approach is to first listen and learn and then craft a solution that works for you. As a 60+ year family-owned business, we have always put our customers first. It’s the only way we know how to run the business.

For more information about our office coffee, micro-market, pantry, or vending services, contact Premier VendGroup at 562-928-1301 or service@premiervendgroup.com. We look forward to working with you!

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Integrate touchless technology into office coffee service

As more offices start to open in August in the Los Angeles area, the reality and concerns of Covid-19 are still fresh in everyone’s minds. Some of our customers have expressed concerns over employees returning to the office. Specifically, they are concerned about how they will handle shared spaces, such as the office break room coffee station. That’s why we’ve thoroughly evaluated our office coffee service equipment and safety protocols to make our customers feel comfortable in the office break room again.

Los Angeles office coffee service overview 

Since several customers had questions and concerns about how we would handle office coffee service in the break room, we thought we’d share our solutions with you. Before we do that, here’s a brief overview of our Los Angeles office coffee service.

  • Traditional: This service is ideal for high-volume break rooms looking for a reliable option.
  • Bean-to-cup: Ideal for those who want a fresh cup of coffee every time. Our bean-to-cup brewers are also more sustainable for the office.
  • Single-cup: Brew a custom cup of coffee within minutes with our single-cup brewers. Get creative and combine your favorite coffees to create unique blends and flavors.

Office coffee service products

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We have many major brands of coffees and teas and gourmet options for those who are serious about their coffee.  Our team will also stock your Los Angeles break room with stir sticks, creamers, sugar, and other coffee supplies. It’s like having a coffee shop in the break room! Furthermore, we also carry popular and gourmet brands of teas as part of our tea service. More people can enjoy their hot beverage of choice in the break room with our office coffee service.

Brew hands-free with touchless technology 

We’re working closely with our customers to ensure a superior coffee experience. First, our team will deep clean the coffee brewers. Cleaning the coffee equipment will help our customers feel more comfortable at the coffee station. Second, we have offered to integrate touchless technology into our coffee brewers for FREE. This allows the user to make coffee using an app on their mobile phone to minimize contact with the coffee brewer. We’re serious about protecting our customers from Covid-19 and other germs.

Enhanced safety protocols for our refreshments services

In addition to our enhanced protocols for office coffee, we also offer our customers touchless technology integration for our Los Angeles water filtration services designed to give you the freshest drinking water. The comfort of our customers comes first. That’s why we’ve made sure our service drivers wear masks at customer sites and wipe down equipment thoroughly when restocking a micro-market, vending machines, or an office pantry.  We strive to make our services turnkey and stress-free so that you can focus on the business at hand.

For more information about adding office coffee, micro-market, pantry, or vending services to your Los Angeles break room, contact Premier VendGroup at 562-928-1301 or service@premiervendgroup.com. We look forward to working with you!

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What is a Los Angeles Micro-Market? (And, Why You Need One!)

Wikipedia describes Micro-markets as “a retail sector, closely tied to the vending machine industry that utilizes automated self-checkout technology to operate in locations that need an unattended payment experience.” That’s a great start but let’s dive into what a Los Angeles micro-market truly is.

What is a Micro-Market?

Consider a Los Angeles micro-market, an elevated convenience store right in your office. One that can be conveniently open 24/7 so that all shift workers have access to the same refreshments.

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Unlike vending machines, micro-markets offer flexible shelving, a micro-market offers flexible stocking options. They have various prepackaged refreshments such as sandwiches, cheese platters, nuts, salads, and so much more. Each market is customized and stocked with precisely what you and your employees want.

Many Los Angeles businesses also include a coffee station in their micro-market. So that their employees don’t have to go off-site to grab their favorite coffee drinks.

Micro-markets include numerous touchless technologies. Employees can enjoy our touchless Bevi water cooler that allows you to order and pay for your sparkling water straight from your phone. Or they can pay for their other refreshments straight from their phone using our mobile payment technologies. Your Los Angeles micro-market also contains remote monitoring technologies. This technology is used to make sure your micro-market is fully stocked and is always in tip-top shape!

Benefits of a Micro-Market

Micro-markets do wonders for the Lose Angeles office. They create a space for employees to refresh, connect and collaborate. Many businesses also experience: 

  • Boosted engagement
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved overall wellbeing of employees
  • Employees willing to stay on-site

For more information regarding micro-markets, please contact Premier VendGroup at 562-928-1301 or fill out a contact form HERE. We look forward to hearing from you!