GSIN

GSIN (Global Shipment Identification Number): GS1 Identification Key The Global Shipment Identification Number (GSIN) is the GS1 Identification Key used to identify a logical grouping of logistic units for the purpose of a transport shipment from the seller to the buyer. The unique identifier consists of a GS1 Company Prefix, a Shipper Reference, and a Read More →

supply chain efficiency

Improving patient safety and supply chain efficiency GS1 Standards help the industry to improve efficiency and quality for lower costs, more streamlined care delivery, and better patient safety. Sharing information electronically With GS1 Standards as the common language of business, trading partners can seamlessly share information to support data synchronization, as well as the exchange Read More →

EDI Education

EDI Education Benefits For All Industries EDI Education is a powerful instrument in your professional development, building strong working skills, expanding business knowledge and sharing experience with industry professionals. “Do I really need EDI education in building my retail (warehousing, logistics, insurance, health care…) career?” We are sure, many specialists from the mentioned branches have Read More →

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Company Prefix Capacity: Running Out Of Numbers If you exhaust the numbering capacity of your GS1 Company Prefix, you should obtain an additional one. As your business grows, it may be worth investigating if the additional prefix that you are planning to acquire should have greater numbering capacity. This way, you won’t have to come Read More →

GS1 EDI

Company Unique Identification With A GS1 Company Prefix A company prefix that complies with GS1 Standards is a unique identification number that is assigned to just your company by GS1 US. It’s the foundation of GS1 Standards and can be found in all the GS1 Identification Numbers. The most common examples are GTINs (Global Trade Read More →

EDI Standards

Carhartt, Inc.: Creating a digital data governance program on a foundation of standards As a family-owned and operated business recognized for rugged workwear, Carhartt is truly passionate about serving its loyal consumers. Carhartt wanted to create a product data management system that would effectively enhance product data quality and governance to better serve its multiple channels. Read More →

EDI training

July EDI Training Webinars: All Industries and HIPAA Coming soon – sign up for EDI Training Bundle and become a certified EDI professional. The EDI Academy provides onsite training classes designed to give a foundation of practical knowledge about EDI applications and how they apply to your business. We start with the basics and then focus Read More →

EDI Trading Partners

EDI Trading Partners Considerations Before Starting Digital Partnership As business partners discuss implementation of order consolidation, the following points should be considered (as recommended by GS1). For the Brand Owner The brand owner and retailer should, as trading partners, agree that the combination of products that would normally be in separate cartons can be combined Read More →

EDI training

Trading Partner Accountabilities Implementing purchase order consolidation is a collaborative process. Below are given GS1 recommended action steps and key best practices for business trading partners to consider. Agree on Business Process. Determine what departments or categories of business can be consolidated Agree on any type of product that should not be consolidated Review EDI Read More →

GS1

GS1 Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative Guidelines (Part 1) The GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative serves as a strategic effort in which retailers, marketplaces, brand owners, suppliers, manufacturers, industry trade associations, solution providers and academia voluntarily join to assist in helping the retail industry drive the adoption and use of the GS1 Standards. Read More →