Great News: A/P Remittance via EmFx now available in PICS!

Did you know that PICS (Produce Inventory Control System software) now has the ability to send AP Remittances (for Canadian Cheque, U.S. Check, EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and/or Wire Transfer) via EmFx Regular and EmFx Lite? Learn more about PICS Components and Server Options. For EmFx Lite users You now have the ability to send…Read More

Progress in the Produce Industry

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… “Following the success of the initial offering of the CPMA/NSF Canada online Food Safety, Regulatory and Quality Assurance workshops, new workshop dates have been announced. The workshops are specifically targeted toward small, and medium-sized local growers, packers and shippers, however all produce supply chain personnel are welcome and…Read More

Software Updates for the Fresh Produce Industry

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… In the coming weeks, there will be updated guidelines for PTI case labels. We are working on implementing these changes into our Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software now. If you print PTI case labels, you can get ready for these changes by ensuring that the UPC and…Read More

PICS Enhancements and Produce Industry Update

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) has developed an extensive resource page for Canadian fresh produce businesses. Follow this link to access information, including a Guide to Government Financial Support due to COVID-19 and the Prime Minister’s announcements regarding additional support for small businesses. Our unwavering commitment to…Read More

Can PICS Help My Business Manage Exchange Rates?

There is a CodeRunner script that can automatically update the exchange rate in PICS. This feature will help you manage the affects of fluctuating exchange rates, i.e. due to COVID-19. You can learn more by pressing F1 in PICS and searching for “Exchange Rates” or contacting us. We’re here to help!

Fresh News from WaudWare this Month!

Welcome Agrimport Canada… We are pleased to announce our newest PICS customer, Agrimport Canada of Mississauga, Ontario. Agrimport specializes in 100% natural fruit puree.   PICS Help: How to Export Accounts Payable Payments… This month we’re featuring How to Export A/P Payments, which may be especially helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic. It means you will…Read More

Software for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… Did you know – Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software includes an option that can automatically update the exchange rate! This feature will help your fresh produce business manage the affects of fluctuating exchange rates due to COVID-19. Contact us for more information. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association…Read More

Best Canadian Fresh Produce Software

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… Since the Safe Food for Canadians Act came into effect (January 15, 2020), we are fielding more questions about how PICS software can help meet requirements. There also appear to be several more CFIA recall notifications than we saw in the past. This makes us wonder if they…Read More

Dynamic Software for Fresh Produce in Canada and U.S.

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… New Canadian regulations for the fresh produce industry go into effect on January 15, 2020. Are you ready? Here are the top 3 things every fresh fruit and vegetable sector operation needs to know: You need to be able to track each lot of produce one level up…Read More

Software Designed With Your Fresh Produce Business in Mind!

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… The compliance date for fresh fruit and vegetable requirements under the Safe Foods for Canadian Act (SFCR) is quickly approaching – January 15, 2020. CPMA says they are expecting CFIA to move from an education strategy to an enforcement strategy sometime within the first 6 months of 2020.…Read More