Information Provider GLN

Attribute Name: informationProviderOfTradeItem -> gln
Data Type: Integer
Max Length: 13
Repeatable: No
Code List: No
Applies to: All Levels
Last Modified: 05/02/2024

Unique Global Location Number GLN identifying the information owner. The information owner (or Publisher) is generally the manufacturer or a distributor.

The Publisher has the responsibility to provide and maintain the data in the Catalogue.


Company GLN = 9377123456788

Useful Tips:
  • Always use a valid GLN allocated by a GS1 Member Organisation.

  • If the item is part of a product hierarchy, each item within the hierarchy must contain the same Information Provider GLN.

  • The Information Provider GLN is mandatory and must always be provided at all levels of packaging.

  • Ordinarily the GLN of Information Provider represents the business entity that has the primary commercial relationship with the Recipient. However under some circumstances it is possible to have dual-market catalogue that covers both Australia and NZ. Please contact GS1 in Australia or NZ if this could be applicable to you.

  • Information Provider GLN and Information Provider Name must be provided together