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

Does Your Business Import Food into Canada?

Does your business import food into Canada, export food to another country, or sell food across provinces? The CFIA recently launched a 90-day consultation on the proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations to better protect the health of Canadians. What would change? If you import food or prepare food to be exported or sold across…Read More

New Bank Reconciliation Module in Software for Perishable Produce

Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) Software now has a NEW! Bank Reconciliation Module It’s a new year and companies involved in the fresh produce industry continue focusing their efforts on improving business systems and processes, including banking. January’s featured update is the completion of the PICS Bank Reconciliation module. The Bank Reconciliation module is comprised…Read More

What Are Current Trends in Software for the Fresh Produce Industry?

2017 Trends in Software for Perishable Produce The two biggest trends in the fresh fruit and vegetable industry for 2017 are: Handheld devices allow transactions to be made in real time. This means that users making inquiries have more accurate and up to date information to support their decision making process. Posting transactions after the…Read More

Updates to Produce Inventory Control and Tracking Software

The Technical Team at WaudWare continues improving Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software and the web-based version, called “WebPICS” created specifically for the fresh fruit and vegetable industry. We are continually working to ensure PICS software meets the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) created by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)…Read More

Reminder: Holidays Hours for WaudWare and PICS Support

Everyone at WaudWare Wishes you the very best for the Holiday Season! For Christmas 2016, we will be closing at 3:00 pm on Friday, December 23rd and re-opening at 8:00 am on Wednesday, December 28th. For New Years 2016, we will be closing at 3:00 pm on Friday, December 30th and re-opening at 8:00 am…Read More

How Can Software Help Fresh Produce Distributors with Inventory Management?

Helping fresh produce companies obtain accurate information on what has been purchased, packed and sold, as well as up to the second inventory quantity information can benefit the business – and its customers in many ways. Planning what to purchase by studying purchase history and sales information allows companies to know what they need to…Read More

Updates to Software for Perishable Produce Businesses

Browse the latest software updates and enhancements to WaudWare’s fresh produce industry specific software called PICS – Produce Inventory Control System. Aside from extensive inventory control, PICS also offers complete traceability, buying, selling, growing, production, brokerage, security and management information. PICS is a robust and reliable software package for businesses of all sizes. Here are…Read More

Holiday Greetings and Holiday Hours!

Everyone at WaudWare Wishes you the very best for the Holiday Season! For Christmas 2016, we will be closing at 3:00 pm on Friday, December 23rd and re-opening at 8:00 am on Wednesday, December 28th. For New Years 2016, we will be closing at 3:00 pm on Friday, December 30th and re-opening at 8:00 am…Read More

The Future of Distribution Software

In response to this Frequently Asked Question: What is being developed in distribution software now for the next five years? Answer: We believe that given how difficult it is for produce companies (especially distributors and processors) to do accurate lot control tracking, there will be new business processes developed to help. At WaudWare, working with…Read More