What is the Safe Food for Canadians Act?

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is taking action to further strengthen Canada’s world-class food safety system. The passage of the Safe Food for Canadians Act in November 2012 set the stage for important changes to Canada’s food safety system. The Act will come into force at the beginning of 2015. Learn more about the Safe…Read More

Is WaudWare on Top of New Case Labelling Requirements?

In a word, yes! WaudWare’s flagship product, Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software is capable of handling traceability issues for fresh produce businesses – including case labelling requirements for retailers like Walmart. Read the back story of PICS and WebPICS in The Produce News article written by Gerry Weaver, WaudWare on top of new case…Read More

Are You Having Trouble Reading the Print in Windows Because the Font is Too Small?

If you’re having trouble reading the print in Windows because the font is just too small, here’s a 3 step solution for clarity: Step One: On your main desktop, right click and select Properties   Step Two: Along the tabs on the top, click Appearances . The second drop down box is Colour Scheme *In…Read More

What is eManifest and How Can the Produce Industry Prepare For It?

Canada Border Services Agency is launching eManifest – “Making the Border Smarter and More Secure”. When fully implemented, Canada Border Services Agency eManifest will require carriers, freight forwarders and importers in all modes of transportation (air, marine, highway and rail) to electronically transmit cargo, conveyance, house bill / supplementary cargo and importer data to the…Read More

Can I import future prices into PICS?

Yes, you can import future prices into PICS quickly and easily by creating a CSV file in Microsoft Excel and importing it. Please contact us if you want sample files.

Can WaudWare Help Me Switch From Paper Filing to Electronic Storage?

Of course! If you’ve been  filing (paper) signature copies of Sales Orders or any other documents, we can help you easily convert them to electronic records. We already have customers doing this and loving it. Imagine emailing a customer a signature copy with just a few mouse clicks. No more filing for you!

Exporting to the U.S.?

If you are exporting into the U.S. did you know that WaudWare’s PICS (Produce Inventory Control System) software can produce the Proforma Invoice? Also, the Create Purchase Order from Sales Order feature in PICS has been enhanced. Customers using it love it!

Does PICS run on a Mac?

Not yet. But the version we are writing in Java does. So stay tuned.

Does PICS Run on iPhones and iPads?

Yes! Through the use of an RDP client, such as Pocket Cloud from Wyse, you can easily run PICS on iPhones and iPads. The  WaudWare Team as well as some WaudWare customers have been doing this for well over a year. Further, all components of WebPICS work on iPhones and iPads as well.

Can I use PICS to do Growers Pay?

Yes! PICS includes a robust ability to report on product brought to you to sell on behalf of a grower(s). If you pack the product into one or more packages and/or combine it with other products, or just sell it directly, PICS will take all the revenue from those sales, reduce the revenue by rebates…Read More