Inside the Box Solutions for the Fresh Produce Industry

Produce Industry Throwback, by F. Charles Waud… Back in November 2018, Forbes published What Blockchain Has To Do With Turkey, Romaine Lettuce and Food Safety. It was as informative back then as it is today. If you’ve been looking for less gobbledygook and more substance related to blockchain technology, you will appreciate this resource. And…Read More

Holiday Hours at WaudWare

Wishing You the Best for the Holiday Season! For Christmas 2020, we will be closing at 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 24th and re-opening at 8:00 am on Monday, December 28th. For New Years 2020, we will be closing at 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 31st and re-opening at 8:00 am on Monday, January 4th,…Read More

Refreshing News from the Canadian Produce Industry

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… “The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recently released their Canadian Market Report for 2020. It’s loaded with information on the economics of the produce sector in Canada and also includes a section dedicated to consumer sentiment related to COVID-19. Be informed! Log in to your CPMA member account…Read More

Helpful Information For Improving Your Fresh Produce Business

Update from CFIA: Information about Organic Certificates Accompanying Imported Products If you import fresh fruits and vegetables, you are now required to submit a copy of the organic product certificate when declaring organic products online using the Integrated Import Declaration (IID). Our Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software can streamline this process using the Attachment…Read More

What’s New for Fall in the Fresh Produce Industry?

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… COVID-19 has brought tremendous levels of change and uncertainty to supply chains around the world. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) has released two new resources to help members navigate the transition to a post-COVID world, The Canadian Fresh Produce Industry Recovery report and COVID-19 Recovery Resources are…Read More

What’s New in the Fresh Produce Industry?

WaudWare – Proud OPMA Sponsor… We’re pleased to announce that once again we’re The Ontario Produce Marketing Association (OPMA) Silver Sponsor for the 30th Anniversary and 2020 Awards Ceremony. Sponsorship allows many events and webinars to take place, such as the OPMA Virtual AGM, the OPMA 30th Anniversary and 2020 Awards Ceremony, Speaker Series, Panel…Read More

Two Ways You Can Improve Your Fresh Produce Business!

Upcoming October Food Safety, Regulatory and Quality Assurance Workshop from CPMA and NSF Canada… The next CPMA food safety workshop is coming up on October 20, 21 and 22. The topics covered in the workshop include food safety principles, an overview of the current regulatory landscape, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations and an introduction…Read More

Latest Updates for the Fresh Produce Industry

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… The Food and Drug Administration has proposed new traceability rules that seek elevated record-keeping for many fresh produce items, from all fresh-cut products to leafy greens and tomatoes. Starting Sept. 23, there will be a 120-day public comment period on the new rule through the Federal Register. A…Read More

Are You Spending Too Much Time on Accounts Receivable Collections?

There’s a solution for that! The AR Collections CodeRunner script in PICS can send an EmFx email or fax for AR Vouchers which are either (a) approaching the due date or (b) past the due date. How great is that! This routine compares the AR Voucher’s Due Date with the system date when it runs.…Read More

What’s New at WaudWare this Month!

This month we’re welcoming Tomavo Inc. of Moncton, New Brunswick as our newest Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software customer. Tomavo was founded to serve its communities by providing fresh fruit and vegetables every day, working hard to offer the best quality, great variety and affordable prices. The Tomavo team believes Canadians should be able…Read More