Don’t you just love all the acronyms and short forms we use today? Here’s an update, “for your information” on the “Produce Traceability Initiative” sponsored by the “Canadian Produce Marketing Association”, “GS1″, “Produce Marketing Association” and “United Fresh”. In this edition: No FSMA Trace Rules Yet, but Help is Available on Other Rules PTI Buyer…Read More
We’re really excited to welcome back programmer/analysts, Denis Kharlamov [email@example.com] and Aaron Poulin [firstname.lastname@example.org] as they continue the rewrite of PICS (Produce Inventory Control System) software into Java. The rewrite analysis project has been completed by intelliware of Toronto, and Denis and Aaron are now working through the recommendations. We have a working prototype, with…Read More
We have added the ability to import vendor-stock prices in PICS. This means that if one of your vendors runs PICS you can have them print a price list to a CSV file, send it to you, and you can import it. For vendors who do not have PICS, you can create the CSV file…Read More
We are thrilled to announce that we are the recipients of an Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) grant from the National Research Council Canada (NRC). We will be using the funds to assist with our rewrite of PICS (Produce Inventory Control System) software into Java.
If you’re using Willson International as a broker, you can now click a button on the Inbound Load screen of PICS which will gather all of the Confirmation of Sale data and seamlessly transmit it to Willson International. This new PICS enhancement will save time because the Confirmation of Sale will no longer need to…Read More
We have added a new Grower / Farming module. This allows PICS users to set up work orders for products they grow. It has all the same functionality as the Production Work Order system (Work Orders, Bill of Materials, Labour and Overhead Posting). You will be able to track product(s) from planting through harvest, through…Read More
Elite Pak of Delhi, Ontario is our newest PICS customer. Elite Pak is one of the largest growers and packers of asparagus in Ontario. Their automated asparagus bunching machine leads the way in innovative ideas for the asparagus industry. They’re a great bunch! Watch the YouTube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVyOKT9Dr88
Parsing of the GS1 codes has been improved to fit more precisely with PTI standards. HTML rendering on HandHelds now supports the use of VIEWPORT tags for better sizing of content on higher resolution screen formats. The iPhone and iPad devices are specifically supported.
We are pleased as potatoes to introduce Brenn-B Farms of Waterdown, Ontario to our growing family of happy PICS customers. Brenn-B Farms is a 4th generation family owned and operated vegetable farm. Specializing in potato production for more than 65 years, the Brenn family has a growing reputation for providing outstanding quality potato packs to…Read More