How To Make PICS Screens Larger and Easier to Read!

Every once in a while, we’re asked how to make Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software larger and easier to read. The new version of PICS will be larger by default, and will be stretchable, so it can get really big. However it is not quite finished. In the meantime, for the existing version of…Read More

How Do You Keep an Eye on “All Things Quality” in Your Organization?

Today we’re featuring Guest Blogger, Bill Horricks, P.Eng, MBA, Vice President & Founder of Horricks Management Group, Canadian representative of CIS – Continuous Improvement Software. Do you have a full-integrated Quality Management System, an enterprise accounting/ERP system with a “quality” module, or do you make do with a series of spreadsheets and a generic document…Read More

Can PICS help with new Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Compliance Requirements?

In a word, yes! Beginning April 1, 2019, importers of fresh produce are required to notify CBSA of changes to purchase orders for items such as quantity, price and origin – regardless of whether or not there is duty or GST payable. When these changes are made in PICS, they can easily be reported. Background…Read More

How Does PICS Software Handle Produce Recalls?

Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software by WaudWare has always provided users with the ability to fully trace inventory items and non-produce items (packaging materials). PICS traceability allows you to conduct recalls quickly by gathering data through reports and/or screens. PICS allows you to either run your inventory in a lot-controlled environment (R) or static…Read More

New Food Safety Regulations – How Can PICS Help?

Are you doing all you can to meet the new Food Safety Regulations? We can help make things a little easier for you with just a few steps. By utilizing our Attachments feature, you can attach Vendor Approval Documents to Vendors in PICS. By doing this, your users will be prompted when they enter a…Read More

Selling to Walmart? There Are New Compliance Requirements!

Do You Sell to Walmart? Some of our customers who sell to Walmart have asked us to help them with revising and/or setting up their various shipping documents (Packing Slips, Bills of Lading, etc.) to meet Walmart’s recent Compliance Requirements. We understand Walmart is now requesting Supplier’s Stock number, Walmart’s item number, and weight(s) now…Read More

4 NEW! PICS 3.0 Features

Here is a sneak peek of 4 new features in PICS 3.0. Larger fonts Stretchable screens Sales Order – product chooser Sales Order – multi-instance. Watch the video Want to know more? Contact us for a complimentary consultation and customized PICS demo!

Blockchain Technology and Fresh Produce?

by F. Charles Waud, President of WaudWare: We continue to hear a lot about blockchain in the media. Last June, we published a blog entitled Blockchain Technology Explained. In it, blockchain is defined as, “the ingeniously simple, revolutionary protocol that allows transactions to be simultaneously anonymous and secure, peer-to-peer, instant and frictionless”. Blockchain is already…Read More

What Should I Look for When Buying New Software for my Produce Business?

Four Essentials When Buying New Software for Perishable Produce It’s hard enough running a business in or related to fresh produce. So when you’re in the market for software, consider these 4 things: Look for software systems from companies with strong industry knowledge who have worked with other produce companies already. Look for flexible modules…Read More

What Are Current Trends in Software for the Fresh Produce Industry?

2017 Trends in Software for Perishable Produce The two biggest trends in the fresh fruit and vegetable industry for 2017 are: Handheld devices allow transactions to be made in real time. This means that users making inquiries have more accurate and up to date information to support their decision making process. Posting transactions after the…Read More