The Global Language of Business

A.3 GS1 Terms and acronyms

Also see the GS1 Glossary: www.gs1.org/glossary and the GS1 Global Traceability Standard [GTS2].

Abbreviation

Full term

AI

GS1 Application Identifier

AIDC

Automatic Identification and Data Capture

CBV

Core Business Vocabulary

CTE

Critical Tracking Event

EDI

Electronic Data Interchange

EPC

Electronic Product Code

EPCIS

EPC Information Services

GDSN

Global Data Synchronisation Network

GLN

Global Location Number

GTIN

Global Trade Item Number

GTS2

Global Traceability Standard Version 2

HRI

Human Readable Interpretation

KDE

Key Data Element

POS

Point-Of-Sale

RFID

Radio Frequency identification

SSCC

Serial Shipping Container Code

TDS

Tag Data Standard

UTC

Coordinated Universal Time


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