Starr in the community

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Circus Starr in the community – May 8th, Torkington Park Circus Starr is a touring circus boasting world-class, professional artists from across the globe. It was first founded in 1987 and provides free seats for thousands of disadvantaged, disabled or vulnerable children, whilst helping to raise much-needed funds for local charities. Circus Starr is a non-profit organisation which exists to support local businesses and local children’s charities through a 75 venue tour hosted three times a year. A Social Enterprise with children at it’s heart, Circus Starr operates a unique Donated Ticket Programme that allows thousands of children to attend free shows. As a local business, Vendman have decided to take part in the donation again this year and give … Read More

Racing from the Weekend!

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Donington Park  BTC Racing, Newsham Update! As proud sponsors of Dave Newsham, we are excited to bring you the latest on the previous weekend of BTC Racing. After a very chilly morning at the Donington Park free practice, BTC Norlin Racing (Dave Newsham’s Team) had mixed results during the first session, with Northern Irish man Chris Smiley (teammate) finishing in P8, and Dave Newsham having a trickier session, ending in P30. “Free practice did not go according to plan, as it was beset with issues, all of which have now been addressed. Our weekend starts in free practice 2!” The top 17 positions were seperated by less than a second which shows that there is a very little seperating the … Read More

Vendman Main Sponsor -The Vendies

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Vendman MD Rob Little was delighted to confirm our sponsorship of The Vendies to be held on 28th June at The Millenium Gloucester, in London ‘Vendman has made its name by giving vending operators complete control over their businesses. We work with our clients every day in pursuit of excellence in vending, so we’re delighted to be Main Sponsor for The Vendies, the awards that recognise and reward excellence. It’s a perfect fit.’ Said Rob. We truly hope that the Vending Industry will support these awards by submitting applications and then voting for their favourites in each category. … and of course it’ll be great to see everyone book a table at the awards ceremony. Click here for further information… … Read More

Now You Can Use Parcel Holders Via Your Vendman Software

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They haven’t been around for too long, but we couldn’t help noticing that many of our customers choose Parcel Holders to solve their spare parts logistics problems. MD Ed Fraser saw the connection too and he asked us, ‘since so many vending companies log on to Vendman every day, wouldn’t it be great if they could access the Parcel Holders service via Vendman?’ Step One in achieving this was the creation of an API, which  stands for Application Programme Interface.  Basically, it’s a set of functions and procedures that enable the creation of Apps, which in turn can be used to access the features or data of an operating system, application, or other service. Prior to integrating with Vendman, Parcel … Read More

The Year Of Integration: Vianet

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Looking ahead to 2016, a year or ago, we decided on a theme: At Vendman, 2016 would be our ‘Year of Integration’ Now, as 2016 draws to a close, we can look back and think ‘that was the year of integration that was.’ We’ve announced strategic partnerships with Vianet, Automatic Retailing and Parcel Holders to add valuable, additional ‘power’ to your Vendman software. Matt Lane is MD of Vianet and he described the partnership between two of vending’s leading technology companies as ‘the creation of a new eco-system for vending operators.’ Vendman and Vianet ‘We’re both in the world of connectivity’, Matt said. ‘Vendman connects vending operators to machine data via had-held devices, Vianet does it by telemetry. It made … Read More

Out Of This World!

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… and we’ve landed on Planet Vending! We took a huge leap of faith recently when we invited the press to sit on a crucial meeting we were holding at our HQ with Parcel Holders. Planet Vending Editor Ian Reynolds-Young joined us as we discussed the finer details of our ‘Integration’ collaboration. It could have gone pear-shaped; fortunately it didn’t! You can read Ian’s account of his experience here, on Planet Vending and for once, you can believe all you read in the press…

Sind Sie Aus Deutschland? Kom je vandaan Holland?

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Zo ja, van harte welkom om Vendman! Wenn ja, willkommen bei Vendman! In fact, wherever in Europe you’re running your business… Welcome to Vendman! As our business grows in mainland Europe, we’ve noticed that the number of visits to our website from beyond Great Britain is rising month-on-month. With customers in Germany, Belgium and Holland already on-board, we’ve been doing our best to establish ourselves in Europe, by attending such events as Venditalia and EU Vend. Additionally, we’ve been delighted to have had articles about us published in that great trade magazine and Internet portal, Vending Report. It suddenly occurred to us that those articles have only been published in German and we thought it made sense to post them … Read More

‘Wright’ to the Toubkal Summit!

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  A few months ago,  Janet Wright our Office Manager took part in a once in a lifetime opportunity, to raise money for The Point Foundation Charity. Her and husband John pledged to raise around £1,800 each to give to the charity. Once they both agreed to go ahead with the trek, and them later finding out, ‘Jebel Toubkal is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and is the intended goal for thier expedition, standing at 4167 metres high it is the equivalent of over 3.5 times the height of Snowdon.’ It was soon time for training to begin. John and Janet put preparation and started trekking around Derbyshire. At this point they had a month to go before heading out to Morocco. About the Orphanage…. With 700 … Read More

Mum and Baby Are Doing Fine!

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Our Isobel has delivered! (No surprises there, then 🙂 ) We’re delighted to announce the arrival of Brody George Harper, who weighed in at 7lb 14oz on Monday 6 June. Mum and baby are doing fine. We know you’ll want to join us in congratulating the happy couple and raising a glass: ‘to Isobel, Tom and baby Brody’!