PORTLAND, OR -- VendScreen Inc. said it has entered into a marketing alliance with Unified Strategies Group Inc., whose members can now obtain its touchscreen products and services at group rates.
USG, based in Arlington Heights, IL, is a purchasing cooperative for independently owned vending, office coffee, micromarket and foodservice operators. VendScreen devices are powered by a cloud-based computing platform that enables cashless transactions, nutrition information, onscreen promotions, instant help features and credit codes for refunds.
Under the agreement, USG members qualify for special device pricing through Dec., 31, 2015. They also qualify for a flat percentage rate for cashless processing and a set monthly price for monitoring, management and wireless services. In addition, USG and VendScreen will work together to market end-consumer promotions, couponing programs and onscreen contextual advertising.