Background to GS1
GS1 in a nutshell
GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit, global organisation that develops and maintains the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world. GS1 standards improve the efficiency, safety, and visibility of supply chains across multiple sectors.
With local Member Organisations in over 110 countries, GS1 engages with communities of
trading partners, industry organisations, governments, and technology providers to understand
and respond to their business needs through the adoption and implementation of global
GS1 is driven by over a million user companies, which execute more than six billion transactions
daily in 150 countries using GS1 standards. More information at www.gs1.org.