SSCC (Serial Shipping Container Code)


The SSCC is the GS1 Identification Key for an item of any composition established for transport and/or storage which needs to be managed through the supply chain. The SSCC is assigned for the life time of the transport item and is a mandatory element on the GS1 Logistic Label using Application Identifier (00)


The SSCC is constructed as follows:


GS1 Company Prefix >                    < Serial Reference Check
N2 N3 N4 N5 N6 N7 N8 N9 N10 N11 N12 N13 N14 N15 N16 N17



For a more detailed overview on the benefits of SSCC see SSCC Executive Summary.


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