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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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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."

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