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As we approach the end of the year, the GS1 UK marketplaces team take a look back at the past twelve months, and reflect on what has changed and what has been achieved 2020… a year that will go down in history, for a long list of reasons. This has been the year when:
Nick Garner, director of operations at AdvanceFirst, explores the shift from traditional electronic data interchange (EDI) to Real-Time Data Exchange (RTDE) to meet growing consumer demand.
Guest opinion piece
On 1 December 2020, the European Commission made available the Actor registration module for the EUDAMED. This summary highlights information for medical device suppliers on next steps.
Being able to track and trace supplies in healthcare under “business as usual” circumstances is a no easy feat to manage – but add to that a pandemic and effective traceability of supplies becomes critical.
Guest opinion piece
Chinese customs are using Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) to uniquely identify products passing through their single-window declaration system In an effort to improve the efficiency of customs clearance for imported goods, the General Administration of Customs in China has implemented
Prestigious President’s Award presented, by Lord Hunt, to every NHS procurement professional and supplier for their contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic
We explore how a year like no other has impacted your sales, logistics and planning for the “Golden Quarter” As a follow up from our article “A different k
Recent IBM data suggests that we have seen an incredible increase in the use of e-commerce as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, accelerating usage by five years. While physical department stores are expected to decline by over 60 per cent by the end of 2020, e-commerce is projected
Conducted by Lord Carter of Coles, the report presents 18 recommendations on how these services can be transformed to make improvements across the NHS in England.