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Taking Synkka in use
After signing a Synkka contract, you will have access to an affordable online service that is easy to use. With Synkka, managing your product information and any related material is effortless. This website includes matters related to the implementation of the service.
Tutustu asiakkaidemme kokemuksiin palveluidemme käytöstä ja niiden hyödyistä jokapäiväisessä työssä.
Synkka product information service of GS1 is a centralised service for delivering and receiving product information, designed for suppliers, importers, wholesalers, retail chains and HoReCa operators.
Become a Synkka customer
Becoming a customer of the Synkka service is quick and easy: the only precondition is that you have a valid GS1 company prefix. Once you have filled in and signed the service agreement, we will send you your login details and you can start using the service. Choose the right agreement by clicking...
How to get started
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.
Naming Trade Items
Retail products and transport packaging are named in the Synkka service in accordance with common practices. Based on the name information, the recipients can form product names for different purposes. Name information is used e.g. in online stores.
Create a base item
The creation of a packaging hierarchy always starts with the base unit, ie the smallest unit sold. The product information provided in the Synkka service depends on the type of product in question
Create case and pallet
The packaging hierarchy consists of a base unit, a case, a pallet or an assortment. Recipients also need product information for logistics units to be able to plan product transportation and storage.
Usernames and password change
You log in to the Synkka service with a username and password. To ensure security, each user must have a unique user ID.
Terms commonly used in Synkka
This instruction opens up common abbreviations and terms used in Synkka. These terms are used in many instructions related to Synkka, so understanding them will make it easier to become familiar with.