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GS1 standards are designed to help you identify, capture and share information
with your trading partners – wherever you are in the world. Our standards are
the global language of business.
standards are the foundation for clear, understandable exchanges between
trading partners. By using them, you can keep costs down and reduce complexity
in your supply chain.
GS1 standards are:
Around the world, GS1 works together with industry to maintain and create the GS1 system.
Read about how businesses use the GS1 system and basic facts about numbering and barcoding.
The GS1 system is a set of standards for the unique identification of all trade items, services, logistic units, consignments, assets, documents, relationships, parties and locations at every point in the supply chain.
GS1 standards can be grouped according to their role in supporting the information needs of real-world supply chain business processes. Browse them below or visit the global GS1 Architecture Group for more information.
In the GS1 System,
numbers are used to identify anything from products to invoices and warehouses.
They make it easier to identify, track and share data in your supply chain.
Learn more: Identification numbers
Barcodes and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
Use these globally-recognised
standards to represent identification numbers. These data carriers capture
information efficiently and effectively, bridging the gap between physical
objects and electronic data.
Learn more: Barcodes and RFID
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Use these standards to automate the sharing of transactional
information – such as purchase orders and dispatch advice – and save time
and money, too.
Learn more: EDI
Use these standards to share your company’s master
data (product and pricing information) with all trading partners in your supply
Learn more: Data synchronisation
Visibility event data
Use these standards to create and share event-based information within
your business and between trading partners. They are the foundation for
electronic business transactions.
Learn more: Visibility event data
Other standards and guidelines
GS1 has other standards and guidelines that
support the implementation or use of the core standards to support supply chain
Learn more: Other standards and guidelines