Vending machines are divided into traditional non-smart vending machines and intelligent vending machines.
1. The traditional non-intelligent vending machine
The banknote or coin is put in, and the currency identifier recognizes it.
Select the goods, press the selection button, the vending machine program adds and subtracts cash according to the pricing of the goods.
Shipment, if there is insufficient input, there will be a prompt, if the amount is sufficient, it will be shipped directly.
Waiting for the customer’s further operation, if you do not buy other things to choose to change, the sales opportunity automatically change the coins according to the results of the calculation, and the shopping is completed.
2. Intelligent vending machine
After the selection, the vending machine program will initiate a payment request QR code (WeChat, Alipay or other electronic payment) to the back-end server, and the QR code will be displayed directly on the vending machine display.
After the customer scans the code, the background server will check whether the payment account has received the payment. If it is received, the background server will issue a shipping instruction to the vending machine, and the vending machine will ship according to the instruction.
Business administration related to vending machines
According to the provisions of the Food Safety Law, all vending machine operators are required to publicize the name, address, contact information and copy of the Food Business License in a conspicuous position, so that consumers have the right to know about the food they purchase.
Vending machines are basically similar to commercial retail procedures, and require business licenses and tax registration certificates.
Food and beverage vending machines:
1. Apply for an individual business license or business license.
2. The business scope involves pre-approval and approval to the relevant departments for pre-approval.
Adult goods vending machine related procedures:
1. Specialized license for family planning supplies.
2. A legitimate business license.
3. If you also sell some medicines, oils, etc., you must also have a “Pharmaceutical Business License.”
The intelligent vending machine has many functions and the principle is very complicated. Some do not need to pay according to the input picking code. The principle is that the customer enters the picking code or the lottery code, the vending machine sends the picking code to the background server, and the backend server picks up the goods. The code is verified, and the corresponding shipping instruction is sent to the vending machine, and the vending machine outputs the corresponding item according to the instruction.