Talking to Vendman’s Rob Little, you’d be forgiven for thinking it might be… No discussion about integrated control systems and their impact upon the vending industry past, present and future would be complete without a contribution from Rob Little. Arguably the pioneer of software in the UK , Rob founded Vendman in 1993. Today, the company dominates the domestic market.
They tell a rather unkind story about John Broderick Senior at Manchester Vending. Apparently, when the company was relocating to its smart Head Office near Manchester airport, the top logistical priority was to position the ‘The Old Man’ so that he could have a clear view of the aircraft. This, the story goes, was to give Mr. B. Senior ‘something to do…’
There was an advertising slogan once that went like this: ‘the answer’s yes, now what’s the question?’ Look no further; there’s no other phrase comes even close to crystallising the business ethos at Options Management. Their outlook here is not so much ‘can do’, as ‘will do.’