GS1 Barcode

GS1 Barcode Via Digital Link Initiative The GS1 system was originally designed in the early 1970s and has evolved to serve the needs of supply chains and is most relevant from manufacturer to checkout. In today’s connected world, where consumers and business partners’ expectations are informed by everyday experiences online, GS1 needs to make a Read More →

Retail Barcoding

Retail Digital Barcoding: Getting Started With Digital Link Whether you use internal resources or engage a GS1 US Solution Provider, here are some core considerations as your trading partners begin to label their products with 2D barcodes containing Digital Link. Consideration 1: Retailer-specific experiences Determine whether you will want to enable retailer-specific experiences for products you Read More →

Digital Link for Retail

GS1 Digital Link for Retail Business GS1 Digital Link “web-enables” barcodes by providing a simple, standards-based structure for encoded data in any 2D line-of-sight data carrier. Given that GS1 Digital Link is a standards-based structure, it allows the use of simple rules so apps, websites, and POS scanners can enable connections, shopping experiences, interesting product Read More →

Barcode Implementation

Digital Link Barcode Implementation Steps Consumers scan a 2D data carrier, such as a QR code, with their smartphones. Retailers scan the same code at the point of sale. In either case, the web-enabled barcode directs the user to an intelligent product identity in the cloud. Based on that intelligent product identity, the consumer or Read More →

GS1 Digital Link

GS1 Digital Link Barcoding: A Product’s Unique Identity GS1 Digital Link helps barcodes and other data carriers become web links – connecting a product’s unique identity to online sources of real-time information that brands control. The GS1 Digital Link standard extends the power and flexibility of GS1 identifiers by making them part of the web. This Read More →

EDI Case Study

Case Study: IPC/Subway Delivers the Promise of End-to-End Traceability Throughout the Subway System Challenge Independent Purchasing Cooperative (IPC), a Subway® Franchisee-owned company, is responsible for the supply chain processes for the more than 43,000 Subway restaurants globally. IPC needed a system to enable full supply chain visibility to optimize its operations. The Cooperative was focused Read More →

Nexteer Barcode

Nexteer Barcode information The following characters are used in the 2D barcode. They help determine the beginning and ending of data streams and data fields. Each 2D label must start with the Message and Format Header: [)>R S06 Each field must start with the group separator before the data identifier: G SP12345678 Each 2D label Read More →

Nexteer Barcode

Nexteer Barcode Information And Symbology For the 6.0 inch wide by 4.0 inch high label and in accordance with the current Global Supplier Shipping Label Specs, the barcode symbology used SHALL be Code 39 and Code 128. Because the Nexteer Automotive part number could reach a maximum length of 14 characters and the physical space Read More →

Packing Label

Packing Label Guides (Nexteer Automotive) Additional label type may be required for Mixed loaded material. These are described below: Mixed Load label format can be used for identification of materials of differing part numbers loaded within the confines of the same container or pallet. These can be of the same or differing quantities. On smaller Read More →

Packaging Guides

Packaging Guides: outer packages and inner packages There are two types of packaging – outer packages and inner packages. Inner packaging will utilize container labels while outer packages will utilize master labels. An outer package is any container that contains multiple packages of single materials. Inner packages are the smallest shippable packaged units of a material. Read More →