Are you thinking of starting your own street vending business? Concession trailers are a great way to bring your food and products to people without having to pay all the overheads involved in a physical fixed location. No rent apart from the ones you pay for where you park up, no huge power bills. Apart from your food and product you are selling, gas and the license to pay for to be a food vendor your costs are lower so potentially your income is higher. |
When you do it right running a concession trailer can really become a great way to earn an income and be your own boss. When you have your business plan and you are at the stage where you are ready to buy one there are a few things to think about.
What do you need in your trailer?
Whether you are thinking of buying Gooseneck trailers or another kind you need to do some research into what the different trailers have to offer. What size do you need, what storage do you need, is there space for things like a fryer or a cold bar or whatever else you are hoping to have? Can you customize it to suit your business plans?
With a good amount of research, you are more likely to invest wisely and create a successful business. Getting a trailer that perfectly meets your needs takes a bit of looking around. They can come with a variety of equipment, ovens, refrigerators, freezers, sinks and such. Each business is different as to what it needs. Also start out with your needs, and then depending on budget you can move on to wants if you can afford them!
What design do you prefer?
There are not only different size concession trailers there are also different styles and designs. One business might just suit a small hot dog style stand and another might need something a lot larger, with flashing lights to draw attention, music playing and so on. The exterior of your concession stand is also something to consider. You want it to stand out if there are a lot of other concession trailers there selling similar things, but in some cases going too loud is not right for certain locations and events. You want to balance drawing people in and welcoming them with functionality and adaptability. Your budget will have a big say in how intricate and interesting that design can be.
Where to look for a trailer
You can look for all kinds of trailers, concession, gooseneck trailers and so on in a number of places. Online is a popular option nowadays, you can find new and used options there. But you can also look in articles and magazines, in phone books and ask your peers or anyone else also in the concession business. Just make sure you look in reliable places and double-check the information. Be very careful if you buy used, always check the trailer before you pay.
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