Calculating the Cost of a Mobile Coffee Truck
For the price of a cup of coffee, 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 and a supply list for cost of good calculations.
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
- Long travel trailers
- Panel vans/step vans
- Sprinter vehicles (Ford, Dodge, Mercedes)
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. We strongly 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.