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GLN Management Rules

Guiding principles

Guiding principles

The GLN Management Rules provide an industry standard to create practical business value, specifically, when there is a need to identify a party or location for the first time or when predefined information changes that is associated to an existing party or location.

The following guiding principles should be considered when developing a GLN allocation strategy or when introducing changes to an existing party or location:
GLN user

Does a stakeholder need to distinguish the changed or new party/location from previous/current party/location?

GLN building

Is there a regulatory/liability disclosure requirement by the stakeholder?

GLN truck

Is there a substantial impact to the supply chain (e.g., where (or to/from whom) the product is shipped, stored, and/or received)?

At least one of the guiding principles must apply to require a new GLN to be allocated.