Ice Cream Vending Machine Route – Dartmouth & Marlboro, Massachusetts

Ice Cream Vending Machine Route for sale in Dartmouth, Marlboro, Massachusetts for $68,970! Currently grossing an estimated $45,645 and nets an estimated $20,373 per year. Route consists of 2 mall accounts and 3 placed ice cream vending machines as well as freezers and inventory. Current owner is able to service the route in 2 days per week. Huge growth potential! For a video presentation of this listing GO HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions:


$ $68,970

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What are the current average sales and gross income for this route?

Currently this route grosses an estimated $45,645 in yearly sales and nets an estimated $20,373 per year. Income documentation will be provided and is documented by logs as this is an all-cash business.

How do I get paid?

As an independent operator you are paid by purchasing product at wholesale cost and selling it to your customer base via the vending machines.

How much can I make?

Vending businesses have unlimited growth potential and can be operated anywhere. The yearly sales can be increased by new accounts being established. New accounts can be established in person or by hiring a vending locating company.

Can I finance the route?

There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route-based businesses for several reasons. However, if you need money, you can review additional Financing Options Here

What are my expenses and overhead?

Expenses include, but are not limited to: product cost, machine repairs, gas, lease space and insurance. The above cash flow represents the profit after an estimated $25,272 in operating cost and expenses are subtracted.

What type of insurance do I need?

Typically, a single owner operator of a route distributorship will need commercial insurance for their delivery vehicle and business liability insurance. Owners with multiple employees will need a multiple vehicle policy and workers’ compensation. Routes For Sale now offers discounts on insurance! Through our size and volume, we have partnered with some of the largest insurance brokers in the nation to offer the best rates. Request Your Free Insurance Quote Here.

What type of vehicle do I need?

There is no vehicle included in the purchase. Any car/van could be used to operate this business. If you are considering purchasing, leasing or financing a vehicle you can review additional information here.

What is the Gross vs the Net income?

The gross income for the route is an estimated $45,645 per year, minus your above-mentioned operating expenses of $25,272, gives you an estimated $20,373 in net income or cash flow.

How does the selling price of the route get determined?

To determine a business’s price, a standard formula is to multiply 2 years of the net plus consideration of business assets.

Do I have to pay for additional machines?

Additional machines must be purchased and can be obtained through a wholesaler the current owner purchases from.

Do I have to pay for inventory or purchase product up front?

Yes, the business requires you to purchase product at wholesale from the manufacturer.

What equipment is included in the purchase?

Included in the purchase are 3 vending machines, 4 upright freezers, 2 chest freezers, 1 portable vehicle freezer.  Estimated value of equipment and inventory $53,000.

Who is responsible for damaged or out of date product?

You are responsible for the product you purchase.

Why is the owner selling?

The owner is selling due to health issues.

Where is the warehouse located?

The current owner operates this business out of his home.

How many accounts does the route have?

This route has 2 accounts and 3 placed machines.

How long has the seller owned the business?

The current owner has owned this business for 1 year.

How many days a week, and what hours does the owner work?

Current owner services this route 2 days per week. The hours and schedule are very flexible.

What about vacation time or personal days?

As an independent distributor/business owner you are responsible for servicing the route. It is our recommendation that you hire or train someone for additional time needed off. Additionally, you can network and hire distributors with previous route experience at  Route Relief Drivers is a nationwide network that allows independent route distributors and vacation relief drivers to connect with each other. Each party negotiates its own terms and compensation.

What do you recommend when purchasing a business?

When purchasing this type of business, we recommend forming some type of entity such as an LLC or Corporation to do business under. This not only offers protection for your personal assets, but also ensures protection of your business. If you need help forming this, we recommend that you Form A Corporation Here.

What else should I know?

Be Your Own Boss with flexible hours! Unlimited growth opportunity! The vending machine business is a 100% cash-only business that offers a residual income! The long-cherished notion of getting a job that would provide both long term security and benefits is close to disappearing in the American workplace. It is no surprise that more people today want to do “their own thing”. Priced at $68,970. Contact Us About This Route Here!

Disclaimer: Routes For Sale is a Broker that brings buyers and sellers together. Routes For Sale does not represent, or is not affiliated with the company the distributorship is being offered. All agreements are made between the buyer and seller and not Routes For Sale. It is the prospective Buyer’s duty and obligation to verify the accuracy of the Seller’s representations and if necessary retain attorneys, accountants, business appraisers, or other professionals. The representation of income is based on a current 52 week sales average generated by the efforts of the current owner. As with any business you can make more or less.

Ice Cream Vending
Dartmouth Massachusetts United States