CPMA Plastics Packaging Working Group Hosts Successful Meetings in Toronto

New CPMA Plastics Packaging Working Group… Everyone at WaudWare was thrilled to read this bulletin on the new CPMA Plastics Packaging Working Group and see so many familiar names on the list of participants. CPMA says, “Plastic packaging is currently the subject of significant debate, both in Canada and globally. From a G7 perspective, efforts…Read More

What an Effective Document Management System Can Do For Your Business!

Guest Blogger, Bill Horricks, P.Eng, MBA, Vice President & Founder of Horricks Management Group, Canadian representative of CIS – Continuous Improvement Software shares expert advice on what to look for in a document management system. No matter the industry, document management is the foundation of all Quality Management Systems (QMS). Far more than simple record-keeping,…Read More

More 3rd Party Software We Use At WaudWare and Recommend

CodeTwo Exchange Rules… Today we’re featuring Code Two Exchange Rules. We rely on this software to help us centrally manage our email signatures. It is very reasonably priced, and allows us to have a professional looking, centrally managed email signature system. Want to see what other software we use and recommend? Learn more about WaudWare’s…Read More

PICS Software is on Top of CFIA Changes

At WaudWare, we’re very aware of governmental changes that have the potential to affect our software and your business. Off the shelf software manufacturers can’t respond to every change or nuance. Software built especially for the fresh produce industry can. Canada’s best selling software is Produce Inventory Control System – PICS for short. Why gamble…Read More

Traceability, Food Safety and Blockchain Technology Updates

PMA CEO Leads a Food-Safety Panel Focused on Traceability… Industry members, food safety veterans urge companies to invest in traceability. Industry executives and experts urged produce suppliers to invest in technology that improves traceability during a panel at the Center for Produce Safety Symposium. PMA CEO Cathy Burns moderated the discussion, which used recent romaine-related…Read More

What 3rd Party Software Does WaudWare Use?

3rd Party Software We Use and Recommend We’re often asked for recommendations on 3rd party software. Over the next few months we’ll be blogging about our favourites and the software we use at WaudWare and recommend. Adobe Acrobat Reader – https://get.adobe.com/reader/ Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software is the free global standard for reliably viewing, printing,…Read More

Export Development Canada’s Report on the Latest Market Trends

Greener Pastures: Canadian Agriculture a Bright Spot for Trade “An agricultural powerhouse, Canada is one of the world’s largest food producers, particularly in vegetable products, like wheat and pulses. With several new trade deals, there are considerable opportunities for niche products, including organics, and for exporters to diversify and to increase sales.” Follow the link…Read More

Welcome to July at WaudWare

WaudWare Celebrates 30 Years in Business After 30 years in business, you can still count on WaudWare to deliver exceptional support and outstanding software solutions for your fresh produce business with Produce Inventory Control System (PICS). Thank you to all of our customers, colleagues, vendors, friends and family members who have supported us over the…Read More

Regulatory Changes for Food Labelling Modernization

The Government of Canada is developing a more modern and innovative food labelling system that meets the needs of consumers and industry through the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s Food Labelling Modernization initiative. The government announced on June 22, 2019 that proposed changes to labelling requirements in the Food and Drug Regulations and the Safe Food…Read More

Specialized Software for the Fresh Produce Industry

Proudly made and supported in Canada! Wouldn’t you love to have ONE software package that handles both – Inventory AND Traceability functions for your fresh produce business? It’s possible with PICS. Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software by WaudWare accurately maintains inventory records including entering receipts, shipments, adjustments and other transactions. Traceability information should be…Read More