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

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

Welcoming Johnny’s Produce in Anchorage, Alaska!

We’re delight to announce a new PICS customer, Johnny’s Produce in Anchorage, Alaska! They have a heartwarming history that you can read about here: Johnny, Ginna and their family offer fresh produce from their local company, The Carrot Company. They’re “bringing something new and different to Alaska”. Welcome to the WaudWare family!

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!

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

NEW! Time Saving Way of Calling Up Stock Inquiries

We have significantly enhanced the Sales Orders for Stock/lot and Transfers for Stock/lot inquiries. These inquiries can be accessed via the Stock menu which appears at the top right of the menu when you open the Stock Items and/or Stock Lots screens. When you use these 2 inquiries, they will still bring up lists that…Read More

Customizable Fresh Produce Software

Produce Software for Inventory, Traceability and more… Looking for ONE software package that handles Inventory AND Traceability functions for your fresh produce business? You need PICS – Produce Inventory Control System software by WaudWare. Maintaining accurate inventory records involves entering receipts, shipments, adjustments and other transactions. Traceability information should be an automatic outcome of these…Read More

PICS Help Online – A Question of Security

We’re receiving rave reviews about our new and improved PICS Help tool. It’s chock-full of helpful information for new and practiced Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software users. Concerned About Giving Internet Access to Staff? One of the concerns we’ve heard is about allowing internet access to get to PICS Help Online and the risk…Read More