Over 1 million companies globally use GS1 standards to increase their business efficiency
GS1 standards make it easy to do business globally using a unique set of identification numbers for products, companies, locations, services, assets, logistics units or customers at any point in the supply chain.
No matter where in the world a business is based or what language you use, trading partners can always understand one another using GS1 standards. The GS1 standards work for all industries, from food services and retail to healthcare and music, and can increase business efficiency by:
- reducing costs
- saving time
- preventing errors
This set of global standards: the GS1 System is founded on a common set of global identification numbers: GS1 Identification Keys. The four key areas of the GS1 System are: