GTIN

GTIN: How to Identify Products If you need to identify products for retail point of sale or at all package levels (inner packs, cases, and pallets), or if you need to identify medical devices for U.S. FDA UDI, you’ll need a GTIN. A Global Trade Item Number® (GTIN) is the number you see underneath the Read More →

GS1 Data Capture

GS1 Data Capturing Standards GS1 Data Carriers are capable of holding varying amounts of data to accommodate different needs for different products. The data encoded in GS1 Data Carriers not only uniquely identifies products at every level of packaging, it provides access to product information and visibility of product movement through the supply chain. Barcodes Read More →

GS1 Information Sharing

GS1 Information Sharing Standards With GS1 Standards as the common language of business, trading partners can seamlessly share information to support data synchronization, as well as the exchange of transactional and physical event data about products moving through the supply chain. Master data: The Global Data Synchronization NetworkTM (GDSN®) enables immediate electronic sharing of standardized, up-to-date product data, Read More →

UCC

UCC (Uniform Code Council): Promoting Global Business Standards UCC (stands for Uniform Code Council) is an organization that establishes and promotes multi-industry standards for product identification and related electronic communication including B2B. Until 1972 Uniform Code Council was known as the Uniform Grocery Product Code Council. The goal of UCC is to enhance the global Read More →

GS1

GS1 – 128 Label description and purpose The GS1 – 128 (formerly known as the UCC-128 label) is the most often used in the retail and manufacturing industries. This label is placed on the packaging container, usually on a pallet or a carton. When the carton is received, the recipient scans the label (usually on Read More →

EDI standards

GS1 Standard Usage For Electronic Data Interchange GS1 Standard history is closely connected to a bar code. Today bar code is a usual thing. But its history began in 1974 when a chewing gum with a barcode on it was scanned for the first time. That day set further development of the global bar-coding including EDI Read More →

labelling_requirements

Macy’s GS1 128 Label Vendor Requirements and Guides Macy’s GS1 128 Label (SSCC-18) must be securely affixed to all cartons shipped to a Macy’s Distribution Center or directly to a store. The labels must match the corresponding EDI856 at the U.P.C./GTIN/EAN and location level. GS1 128 labels must comply with GS1US specifications. Use either the 4” x Read More →