How NOT To Get Snagged by a Hacker’s Phishing Attack

It’s hard to believe that people still fall prey to phishing attacks but Norman Guadagno’s article published on Carbonite, “Don’t get hooked: Four email phishing scams to watch out for” proves how sophisticated phishing emails can be and what to watch out for. “About 100,000 email phishing attacks are reported each month and thousands of…Read More

Save the Date! Fall Harvest Meetings on the Hill

From the Canadian Produce Marketing Association: Join the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC), and other growers and industry representatives in Ottawa as we lobby government in support of long-term sustainability for our industry and the health of Canadians. Mark your calendars! What: CPMA and CHC Fall Harvest Meetings on Parliament…Read More

Last Month’s Updates to Produce Inventory Control System Software – PICS

New Features for Produce Industry Software. Your WaudWare Support Team continues updating our accounting, inventory, buying and selling, production, growing, brokerage, security and management information software, known as Produce Inventory Control System (PICS). Specifically written for the fresh fruit and vegetable industry, PICS includes traceability functions, robust reporting, along with reliable inventory and accounting functions…Read More

Online Mobile Phone Based Ordering App

Nix86 Online Ordering: Heads and Shoulders Above the Rest Over the past two years, we have been asked repeatedly by distributors to introduce an online and mobile phone based ordering solution for their customers. This is becoming more and more common in the industry as customers like the convenience and distributors like the cost savings…Read More

CPMA Update on NAFTA

The first round of NAFTA negotiations will take place from August 16th to 20th in Washington D.C. As Canada, the U.S. and Mexico move toward the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), CPMA is actively engaging with industry, partners and governments to make sure the needs of the fresh fruit…Read More

News on PICS Update

We’re continuing to work on the Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software, Visual FoxPro rewrite. PICS Lite in PICS VFP is close to completion. Our latest target date for the completion of the entire project is: December 31, 2017. In the meantime, last month’s software enhancements included the adjustment of the list of items for…Read More

Hockey Game at CPMA 2017

Ice Time at CPMA Convention! At the recent CPMA Convention in Toronto, the Waud women (Charles’ wife Brenda and their daughter Jennifer) were invited to play a friendly game of hockey in the CPMA Hockey Tournament – on opposing sides. Pictured here are (left to right) Jennifer (Waud) Orlando representing the CPMA Team, Steve Moffat…Read More

Produce Inventory Control System Software Updates for Perishable Produce Industry

PICS Just Keeps Getting Better and Better! Your Technical Support team at WaudWare has been spending much of their time on the PICS VFP rewrite. PICS Lite in PICS VFP is nearly complete and should be ready for release by the end of the summer. Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) Software delivers complete inventory control,…Read More

Blockchain Technology Explained

Have you heard about blockchain technology? Here is a recent article published by Let’s get the conversation started. “Q: Blockchain seems to have come out of nowhere to become a hot topic in technology and finance but few people seem to truly understand it. What is blockchain? A: We have spent two years researching…Read More

Free Bananas Receive Split Response

Amazon’s Latest Market Disruption Includes 1.7 million Free Bananas! The retail giant has upended the produce market in downtown Seattle after setting up fruit stands around its headquarters and handing out free bananas at its Community Banana Stands. According to Laura Stevens, reporter for The Wall Street Journal, some people (like the ones feasting on…Read More