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GS1 standards are the global common language for traceability solutions. GS1 standards are used globally by more than one million companies.

GS1 provides the global framework and local implementation services in more than 100 countries to ensure that traceability systems are interoperable and scalable, where trading partners can easily collaborate and share information across the entire chain.

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Consumer engagement, Traceability
Citrus fruit traceability in a snap…
Thanks to the capabilities of next generation 2D barcodes, consumers and supply chain partners alike...
zhejiang food tracesbility chain case study
Consumer engagement, Operational efficiency, Regulatory compliance, Safety, Traceability, Transparency
Better food safety and supply chain efficiency in Zhejiang Province, China
In 2022, more than 7,000 food production companies already put QR Codes powered by GS1 on their prod...
Data quality, Traceability
Working together on a single source to achieve reliable data for medical devices
Exchanging product information of medical devices has traditionally involved time-consuming handling...
Why GS1 traceability?

Why GS1 traceability?

GS1 standards improve the efficiency, safety and visibility of supply chains across physical and digital channels in 25 sectors.

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GS1 Traceability

GS1 recognises the need to enable cost-effective traceability for every product, across every supply chain.

Anita Scholte op Reimer

Anita Scholte op Reimer, Vice President Quality, Food Safety and Sustainability, AH/Ahold Delhaize

"The consumer is asking for more and more transparency and I think this is where in the end the solution will go to and where GS1 will play a crucial role."

GS1 Member Organisations support your traceability needs and implementations!

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