Visibility event data

The Electronic Product Code Information Services (EPCIS) and Core Business Vocabulary (CBV) standards have been developed to enable sharing of visibility event data – both within and across enterprises.

Using EPCIS, you can capture, store and retrieve data relating to a specific object throughout the supply chain. In doing so, you can improve efficiency, security and visibility into your supply chain by electronically tracking the movement and status of trade items in the physical world.

EPCIS is intended to be used in conjunction with the GS1 Core Business Vocabulary (CBV) standard. The CBV provides definitions of data values that may be used to populate the data structures defined in the EPCIS standard.

Combined, the standards are designed to help you cost-effectively share very detailed event data about trade items.

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Get the complete picture about the EPCIS and CBV standards by visiting the GS1 Global website.