Mobile Vending 2017-03-22T10:01:02+00:00

TransCold Distribution’s multiple locations in Western Canada, Washington, Oregon & Southern California make delivery or pick up quick and easy – we also provide eye catching display boards and stickers for your trucks.

Getting Started in the Ice Cream Business

TransCold Distribution is a mobile vendors “One Stop Shop” for all their ice cream needs. We offer competitive pricing, strong brands & excellent service.

TransCold Distribution is the largest premier wholesale supplier of ice cream and frozen desserts for mobile vending all year round! With 11 convenient locations throughout the west coast of North America.

We offer a huge selection of famous brands such as Good Humor, Popsicle, Klondike, Magnum, Rich’s, La Michoacana and much more.

Mobile Vending Brands

With brands that include Magnum, Klondike, Popsicle, Good Humor, Fruttare, Mars, La Michoacana, Rich’s and many more. We pride ourselves in carrying the best because we know what sells. Brands that have been celebrated by adults and children alike are widely recognized and will bring the attention to your truck.

A tip to being a successful ice cream truck is having repeat sales. Repeat customers are what will make you successful. To have an established business in your area you have to rely on repeat sales which you will get by relying on high quality- branded ice cream.exceptionally flexible in terms of delivery style, hours and procedures.

After receiving your products they will be securely wrapped to pallets, properly tagged and stored away on our racking systems. TransCold Distribution also offers consolidated picking of your products, shipping arrangements and much more.

If you are interested in starting your own mobile ice cream business and you want to make those ice cream sales, then TransCold Distribution provides the perfect partnership to supply and retail your ice cream products. TransCold not only provides the best ice cream available but also the best customer service.

We have years of experience and have built lasting relationships with operations of all sized and needs.

Not only does TransCold Distribution offer a extensive range of North Americas best brands, you also have the option of our Cash & Carry store which is a one stop shop that offers all our extensive range of ice cream along with anything else your truck may need.

Locations at the following depots

Nanaimo
Vancouver (Cash & Carry Only)
Calgary

Licence

  • Your truck will be classified as a novelty truck. Which means, you will only carry prepackage items and does not require running water.

  • The ice cream that comes from us the distributor will come prepackage in boxes of 12 or 24 count. You must obtain a privilege /peddlers license in order to sell from your novelty truck.

Safety

  • Your customer’s safety is your responsibility, and should always be your number one priority. Always taking any and every precaution necessary due to your main clientele are children. Please use common sense and always remember that you are responsible for the life of your customers.

  • Check out the IAICDV , it is a great place to get more information regarding safety.

    IAICDV Website

Truck & Freezers

  • Getting started means you have to have an Ice Cream truck. TransCold does not sell or lease Ice Cream trucks.

  • As far as purchasing your ice cream truck, you have a few options to consider. You can purchase one, convert to, or rent an ice cream truck.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do you sell or rent ice cream trucks?

A. No, but we can provide you with a referral.

Q. Is there a minimum order?

A. No there is no minimum order when picking up at our depots.

Q. Do you deliver?

A. Yes, for a fee depending on where delivery address is.

Q. Do I need a business license to have an Ice Cream Truck?

A. Licensing varies province to province and city to city.  We recommend that you contact you local city hall to get more details.

Q. Do you sell ice cream freezers?

A. Yes, please contact us for more information. Jaime Gifford Ph: 604.519.6847 or Toll free:1.877.519.0600. Email: jaime.gifford@transcold.com