Supplies, trade, logistics and medicine and patient safety. Solutions innovated by GS1 bring efficiency and fluency to several industries.
The individual identification of products is the first step on the way to a common "digital language" in the real estate and construction industry. GS1 offers a solution for this with global standards.
What does the future of barcodes look like? Can a single code be used to serve both the retail value chain and consumers in the future? Discover the possibilities of the new, smarter GS1 2D code.
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At global construction product manufacturer Saint-Gobain, unique GTINs can be found on almost every product. As an international operator, standardized unique product numbers help them to identify products in different markets and are seen as part of the future of the construction industry.
The GLN party identifier can be used to identify a company, its internal operations or locations.
If your company has become customer after 4.5.2020, the generation of GTIN codes will be done in the new GS1 Register. Those who have previously joined customers will still generate the GTINs according to the instructions below.
GS1 is an important partner of every supplier and company in the trade sector: GS1 is the only company that provides you with the necessary barcodes and logistic identifiers for the sale of products. With the Synkka service, you share and receive product information and images. With Golli, you can...
When retail products are delivered to retailers for sale, they are not delivered individually but in multi-pack units, i.e. in sales batches/wholesale units. These units must also be identified by their own GTIN and marked with appropriate barcodes. Sales units are further packed on pallets for...
Here you will find instructions for making markings in accordance with the GS1 Standard
A lot has happened since the introduction of the barcode about 50 years ago, but businesses still use on-pack barcodes and symbols because they benefit manufacturers and customers alike. GS1 is partnering with industry globally to harness the power of these barcodes and symbols so they remain...
The GS1 Company Prefix helps create unique individualisation keys for products, such as barcodes. In Finland, the GTIN code, also known as EAN code, is granted by GS1 Finland which also acts as the administrator of the system.
The Check Digit Calculator counts the last number of the unique identifiers, i.e. the check number.
Here you can find instructions for GS1 Company Prefix, identifiers and barcodes.
Here you can find instructions for the GS1 Rekisteri. The service makes it easy to keep track of the identification numbers used, see the number of codes available to the company, and check which product each product number (GTIN code) or party identifier (GLN number) belongs to.
Manufacturers, distributors and logistics operators and their customers need real-time information on the movement of shipments, the origins of products and their delivery times. The GS1 standards for individualisation, identification and sharing information enable a transparent supply chain from...
In healthcare, GS1 standards increase patient safety, improve transparency in supply chains and facilitate the traceability of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The standards can be used to label and identify pharmaceuticals, equipment, patients and service providers of healthcare and hospital...
GS1 Company Prefix order procedure
The GS1 Rekisteri is a service for easy creation and management of GTIN codes and barcodes that identify products. It is available free of charge to all our customers.
GS1 offers its customers services to enhance product information management and processes. Bar codes and other digital identifiers of GS1 enable the quick transport and identification of goods. Ensuring smooth transfer of information from one actor to another also enables highly automated logistics...
The GTIN code can be used to identify trade items and services that need to be priced, ordered, delivered or invoiced using common basic information.
RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a general term for radio frequency identification technologies. RFID systems communicate between a tag and a reader using radio waves. The information in the tag is passed to the reader, from where it goes to the information system.
There are several types of barcodes and use cases. Barcode types and use cases according to GS1 standards are presented below
SSCC (Serial Shipping Container Code) is a standard identification number used to identify logistic units.
GS1 GEPIR (Global Electronic Party Information Register) is an international information service through which the information of the company responsible for GS1 numbering can be checked.