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Australia has a vast rail infrastructure, and the industry contributes significantly to our country’s GDP.

GS1 Australia works with key stakeholders in the Rail industry in order to improve supply chain management and the use of standards and processes both locally and globally.


Our work in Rail

Developed by GS1 Australia in consultation with the Australasian Railway Association Inventory Management Improvement Initiative and associated industry working group, the guideline was officially launched at AusRAIL 2016 in Adelaide with Phil Allan, ARA's Chief Operating Officer, GS1 Australia's Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Maria Palazzolo, and Bonnie Ryan, Senior Manager - Trade, Transport & Heavy Industry at GS1 Australia.

Request to access the Australian Rail Guideline

Rail Industry Inventory Management Initiative

Read more in the media release

Learn more about this pilot project by the Australian Logistics Council's Supply Chain Standards Working Group. 

Learn more: Intermodal Visibility Project

Global Case Studies

Learn about how companies are implementing GS1 standards in the global market and seeing tangible business benefits: 

Read about HFG

Read about ContiTech

Who we work with in Rail

We work with the key industry body to ensure best practice in the Rail industry. 

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Supply Chain Week 2017 – Improve your inventory and asset management

10 Steps to GS1 Barcode Implementation

Learn more about the basic steps needed to begin using barcodes in your business from GS1 company prefix, printing, placement, size and colours.