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Trade and Transport

The Trade and Transport sector is critical to our country’s economy.

It includes road, rail, sea, air transportation and supporting services such as warehousing, storage, freight forwarding and customs brokerage for both domestic and international trade.

The industry contributes 8.6% to Australia's GDP and it's estimated that a 1% increase in productivity would add $2 billion. Our aim is to improve the efficiency, security and visibility of stakeholders' supply chains in this industry, and we do this through helping stakeholders implement the GS1 system - here and overseas. 

Our work in Trade and Transport

Working with Industry, we've undertaken projects and initiatives aimed at increasing efficiency, interoperability and visibility across global and intermodal supply chains. 

Working with industry, we've developed transport specific resources. 


Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)


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Austroads Supply Chain Visibility Report


GS1 standards - visibility and traceability in a multi-leg supply chain

Proud sponsor of ALC Forum 2018

Proud sponsor of ALC Forum 2018

Certified transport software and solution providers

GS1 has a standards based testing program for labelling and EDI solutions built for the Transport Industry.

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Freight Labelling Standards

Version 2 of the Australian Freight Labelling Guideline now available.

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Report

Study on the Application of Global Data Standards for Supply Chain Connectivity

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