Contribution to Distribution Software Article

You’re About to Enter the High-Tech World of Perishable Produce WaudWare president, F. Charles Waud was asked to contribute to a Produce Business Magazine article related to distribution software. The article, written by Bob Johnson dives into the challenges faced by the fresh produce industry around the world and fruit and vegetable consumers wanting to…Read More

Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3)

The Agricultural Adaptation Council recently released news on the launch of Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3), as follows: Ontario Genomics (OG), Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) and Genome Canada (GC) are pleased to announce the launch of the Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3), a new regional program that will support proof-of-concept stage projects within Ontario’s…Read More

PICS Help Online – A Question of Security

We’re receiving rave reviews about our new and improved PICS Help tool. It’s chock-full of helpful information for new and practiced Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software users. Concerned About Giving Internet Access to Staff? One of the concerns we’ve heard is about allowing internet access to get to PICS Help Online and the risk…Read More

Safe Food for Canadians: Regulations Starting January 15, 2019

Fact Sheet: Traceability Traceability is the ability to track the movement of a food or a food commodity, one step back and one step forward. Under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), new traceability requirements will apply to most food businesses that: import food export food distribute or send food products across provincial or…Read More

How to Avoid a Windows 10 Update Nightmare in October

Kevin Murnane of Forbes wrote an insightful (and scary) article, “Installing Windows 10’s October Update Could Results In A Nightmare, Here’s How To Avoid It. Microsoft issues Windows 10 updates frequently, much to the chagrin of those who don’t enjoy being interrupted with a request to reboot and install another one. There’s a big Windows…Read More

Fall Harvest 2018 – Your Opportunity to Impact Public Policy

On November 5 to 7, join members of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) for three days of focused advocacy work on Parliament Hill. Fall Harvest 2018 The over-arching theme for this years’ event will focus on our industry’s competitiveness. Meetings are proven to work. Last year, the meetings…Read More

Blockchain Technology – Free Webinar September 25

Free PMA Webinar on Blockchain Technology Blockchain continues to be a hot topic, and it has developed beyond pilot programs to practical applications. Learn how blockchain is being used today by retailers, grower-shippers and technology solution providers in a free webinar September 25. Could blockchain really be all that for our industry? PMA’s Ed Treacy…Read More

PICS Customers Invited to Try PICS 3.0 Lite!

We’re ready for beta testing of the NEW! PICS 3.0 Lite. If you’re an existing customer and would like to take PICS 3.0 Lite for a test drive, let us know! Your WaudWare Support Team has been hard at work updating Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software known for its flexibility and ease of use…Read More

WaudWare Silver Sponsor of OPMA

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OPMA) says, “The generous contributions of our sponsors allow us to improve the services we provide to our members and help us to fulfill our marketing initiatives. These marketing and promotion initiatives promote increased consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables thereby contributing to the improved health of the people of…Read More

More About Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

The Government of Canada published the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations on June 13. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) has announced that they will be reviewing the regulations to see how they differ from the January 2018 “draft” release as well as assessing the new regulations against the comments CPMA had submitted, and will…Read More