Meet the Buyer at February’s OFVGA Convention

2018 OFVC Convention The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention is an annual gathering of horticultural crop producers involved in the production of fruits and vegetables. Now entering its 16th year, OFVC is attended by a cross section of the horticultural sector including government, industry, business, consultants, producers, associations, researchers and educators. The Ontario Fruit and…Read More

Continuous Improvements to Buying, Selling, Inventory and Accounting Software – PICS!

Smart business owners are looking for software for their perishable produce operations that will effectively and efficiently all their day to day operations, including buying, selling and effectively tracking, tracing, inventorying, and reporting on produce. Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software is a robust and reliable software solution that has been specially created for companies…Read More

Get more ROI from your audits with Trellis

CPMA participation with PMA in the development of Trellis From CPMA’s Produce Now Newsletter… “To help the fresh produce supply chain get more ROI from their food safety and other audit data the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has announced a new supply chain management tool called Trellis.” Further research led us to this, published on…Read More

Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) – Test Your Understanding!

How well do you understand Global Trade Item Numbers or GTINs? Encoded in barcodes, GTINs identify an item, package or case for fresh produce and supports supply chain efficiencies in various business processes including ordering communication about product movement and traceability.  This article from the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) details components of GTINs, steps for…Read More

Latest Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) Software Updates

Accounting and Inventory Control Software Gets Better and Better! Each month we compile and publish updates, additions and enhancements to PICS software. This is part of our ongoing commitment to make the PICS the world’s best selling software for the fresh produce industry. Our biggest update ever, PICS 3.0 is scheduled for release in the…Read More

Holiday Hours at WaudWare

Everyone at WaudWare Wishes you the very best for the Holiday Season! For Christmas 2017, we will be closing at 5:00 pm on Friday, December 22nd and re-opening at 8:00 am on Wednesday, December 27th. For New Years 2017, we will be closing at 5:00 pm on Friday, December 29th and re-opening at 8:00 am…Read More

November 2017 Improvements to Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) Software

Improving PICS Software for the Fresh Produce Industry We’re always on the lookout for improvements we can make to PICS that will make business processes easier for companies in the perishable (fresh) fruit and vegetable industry. The NEW PICS 3.0 project is progressing well. We are on track for release in Spring 2018. Here are…Read More

Connecting the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Industry to Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Ask CFIA… The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) understands that access to information is key for industry to understand and comply with regulatory requirements. The CFIA website is a great resource for guidance documents and plain language information. You can sign up for email notifications for regular updates. Ask CFIA is a communication tool that…Read More

October Updates for Perishable Produce Software

The PICS 3.0 Rewrite is Progressing. For those that don’t know, we’re currently undertaking the mammoth task of converting our Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software to a new version that will run in 64-bit Windows operating systems. There are 420 screens and 170 reports to be rewritten. Along the way, we are using new…Read More

Software Updates to Produce Industry Software

News on the NEW! Produce Inventory Control System (PICS 3.0) – Coming Soon! We’re continuing to work on the rewrite of the Produce Inventory Control System (PICS). PICS Lite is very close to completion. Our latest target date for the completion of the entire project is: Spring 2018. Below are the PICS Updates completed in…Read More