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 thestar.com. 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

Latest Produce Inventory (and Built-in Traceability) Software Updates

Your WaudWare Support Team made these updates to the inventory, buying and selling, production, growing, brokerage, accounting, security and management information software, known as Produce Inventory Control System (PICS). Specifically written for the perishable fruit and vegetable industry, PICS includes built-in traceability functions, critical for fresh produce businesses today. Here’s what we were working on…Read More

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency Launches Newsletter

New Publication: The CFIA Chronicle. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as launched a quarterly online newsletter called The CFIA Chronicle. It will provide updates on the Agency’s activities and highlight some of the changes underway to address an ever-changing and more global environment. The Agency is addressing an ever-changing and more global environment. We…Read More

Putting “Customer Experience” at the Heart of Next-Generation Operating Models

McKinsey & Company published an insightful article on the benefits of improving customer experiences and how results can be fleeting unless changes to supporting back-end operations are made as well. We wanted to share it with readers… “Digital is reshaping customer experience in almost every sector. Digital first attackers are entering markets with radically new…Read More

March’s New Features and Enhancements to Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) Software

Not only do we provide exceptional technical support for customers using our Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software and Web-Based Produce Inventory Control System (WebPICS) software, we also provide outstanding software support by developing improvements and enhancements to PICS and WebPICS. During March: We are in the process of adding 14 more standard price levels…Read More

Ransomware Secrets: Small businesses keep attacks quiet

More and more companies are being threatened by cybercriminals using ransomware, a type of malicious software designed to hold a company’s data hostage until a sum of money is paid by its owner. Norman Guadagno published an insightful article on Carbonite discussing this alarming trend and the fact that nearly half the victims do not…Read More

Updates to Perishable Produce Software

The WaudWare Support Team made the following updates to our inventory, buying and selling, production, growing, brokerage, accounting, security and management information software, better known as Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software. Here are February’s updates and enhancements, We: Added account number and tracked unit to the information which can be printed on a purchase…Read More

What Should I Look for When Buying New Software for my Produce Business?

Four Essentials When Buying New Software for Perishable Produce It’s hard enough running a business in or related to fresh produce. So when you’re in the market for software, consider these 4 things: Look for software systems from companies with strong industry knowledge who have worked with other produce companies already. Look for flexible modules…Read More