The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) are preparing for the annual advocacy efforts on Parliament Hill. The challenges of the past three years have demonstrated more than ever the ... Read More
Updates to Accounting, Inventory, Traceability Software for Fresh Produce!
Whether your fresh produce business is small or large, every record/transaction counts when it comes to traceability, inventory and accounting. That's why you need software that is not only robust and reliable, but can grow with you. Ready to ... Read More
Upcoming Changes to Ontario’s Blue Box program
Industry is reminded that, as of July 1, 2023, Ontario municipalities and First Nation communities will start transitioning their Blue Box programs to the new regulatory framework, and Blue Box producers will become fully accountable and financially ... Read More
Fast, Efficient, Fully Supported and User-Friendly Software for Fresh Produce!
When we created Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software in 1989, we believed businesses involved in buying, selling, and distributing fresh produce needed software that: (a) was specific to their industry (b) was considered ... Read More
Did You Know There is a Complete PICS Flowchart?
Here's how to access the Basic Workflow Overview in PICS in 3 simple steps: Step 1: Press F1 to access PICS Help. You must be logged into PICS to do this. You can also click the window menu, then click help. Step 2: Select and click on PICS ... Read More
Is Traceability Important to Your Fresh Produce Business?
You bet it is! There are lots of ways to get from A to B - but the most straightforward, accurate and effective way of reporting time-sensitive information is by using PICS. Track and trace information should be a consequence of inventory (entering ... Read More
Fresh Produce Industry News – January 2023
CPMA Young Professional Award Nominations Are Now Open Do you know a young professional whose work deserves to be recognized? The call for nominations for the Young Professional Award is now open. Nominees for this award must meet the following ... Read More
New System Controls in PICS
We're on a mission to make our Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software the best it can be by adding new features and system controls every month. January Improvements to PICS We added a "Remove Un-Posted Lines" button and ... Read More
What Time Saving Features Are There in PICS?
Today's featured time saver is called, Import Attachments a.k.a. Document Imaging. Great Time Saving Features in PICS If you process a lot of the same documents (like sales orders, invoices, or BOLs) every day and you want to save oodles of time, ... Read More