EDI cost implementation

GS1 Cost and savings calculators for EDI Implementation Cost and savings calculators are important tools to help companies implementing EDI to determine the investment and return from the implementation. Some GS1 Member Organisations have developed cost and savings calculators that demonstrate that using GS1 EDI in Healthcare brings competitive advantages. The Challenge Manual, paper based processing of business transactions exchanged Read More →

Barcode Application

Barcode Application, Placement and Supplier Check List * Supply Chain Guidelines by Retail Value Chain Federation There are general industry guidelines about label placement on the carton. The GS1 Logistics Label Guidelines suggest symbol placement should be at least 1.25 inches from the natural base and .75 inches from the side. Retailers may have more specific guidelines Read More →

GS1 Scan4Transport

GS1 Scan4Transport: a new application standard GS1 has developed and piloted an addition to the GS1 Logistic Label.  A two-dimensional barcode (QR or Data Matrix), placed in the upper right-hand corner of the label can carry critical information for all parties along the supply chain, especially transportation carriers. The information can be available with or without Read More →

Barcode EDI

RVCF (Retail Value Chain Federation) Supply Chain Guidelines: Barcode and Label Errors Common label issues include the inability to read the Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) barcode and label placement on the carton. Technical Specifications and Verification GS1, in concert with the International Standards Organization (ISO), maintains technical specifications for each barcode type. They can Read More →