Coffee Truck Course #1: Know The Cost
In this course, I break down how to calculate the cost of a coffee truck, trailer or van. The course comes with an excel worksheet with predetermined expenses that you can fill out to determine your cost. It also comes with a detailed report of the cost of my last two coffee truck buildouts.
Chapter 1: Vehicle
In this chapter, we will the discuss the potential cost, benefits/liabilities and risk of the following vehicles : Tear drop trailers, horse trailer, vintage campers, cargo trailer, porch trailer, airstreams, long travel trailers, panel vans/step vans, sprinter vehicles (Ford, Dodge, Mercedes) and trolleys.
Chapter 2: Equipment
In this chapter, we will look at the basic overview of equipment cost. We will analyze the equipment needed for a coffee truck/trailer. No recommendations are made in this section. We strong recommend the Know Your Equipment Course for further detailed analysis on equipment.
Chapter 3: Labor
In this chapter, we will discuss the contractors needed to hire for the build out of the coffee truck/trailer. They include licensed plumber, electrician and carpenter/contractor/handyman. We will evaluate what the contractors typically charge per hour, how many hours you need to book, how to hire and what equipment you will need to supply.
Chapter 4: Permits and Miscellaneous
In this chapter, we will discuss the cost of permits, supplies and other miscellaneous cost included in opening a coffee truck/trailer.