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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Food Truck Business by Alan Philips

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Chapter

13

Inventory and Maintenance

In This Chapter

Handling purchasing

Keeping inventory counts

Dealing with theft and waste

Maintaining your truck

Every action you take when planning your business is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don’t plan on harvesting a golden delicious. That’s especially true when it comes to a project like your food truck. Because it’s a relatively small business, all the decisions you make will immediately affect every other area. If you change how you run the window, for example, your kitchen operations will immediately be altered. It’s particularly important to take this interconnectedness of your operations into account when you start thinking about purchasing, managing your inventory, and even maintaining ...

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