Moving Your Business Forward with GS1 Standards

Every industry has its own needs and challenges. GS1 takes a leadership role by working with industry communities to articulate, identify, resolve, and share industry issues and best practices and by enabling standards-based solutions, including EDI, that help companies run their businesses more successfully.

Today, more than 300,000 member companies throughout in the United States employ GS1 Standards to make their supply chain more visible, efficient, secure, and sustainable.

  • Visibility: To increase availability of accurate data and to accurately answer the what, when, where, and why of a specific product’s movement.
  • Efficiency: To apply standards to business processes and to achieve interoperability between trading partners.
  • Security: To improve patient safety through pedigree standards for pharmaceuticals and to combat counterfeiting through standardized identification and authentication.
  • Safety: To help industry meet their respective regulatory requirements and to share precise recall information between trading partners.

To learn more about EDI and become a certified EDI Professional please visit our course schedule page.

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