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We work with many companies in multiple industries, and collaborate with other leading industry associations. Read our latest news and you will learn how our standards are being applied throughout the UK and globally. And you can read our case studies and press releases too.

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XPO Logistics Awarded GS1 UK contract for grocery standards validation

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, today announced that it has entered into a pioneering partnership with supply chain standards organisation GS1 UK. XPO will m

Industry news

21/02/2018

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GS1 standards adoption in Procurement and Supply Chain

Our first Procurement insight session brought together three of the leading figures in Procurement across the South of England to update us on progress being made in the use of GS1 standards in their supply chains

Industry news

15/02/2018

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GS1 UK attends Spring Fair 2018

Spring Fair is the UK's largest trade show for gift and home products, attracting over 60,000 buyers, wholesalers and retailers from around the world. It’s an important and growing sector for many of our SME members.

Industry news

09/02/2018

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Learn more about Great.gov.uk from the DIT

Last year, GS1 UK were pleased to announce a new partnership with DIT (The Department of International Trade), with our shared goals to help small businesses grow. We have been working with them on their Exporting is GREAT campaign and as part of this, the DIT have deve

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22/01/2018

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Alkemics to power productDNA:hub

A group of leading UK grocery retailers and suppliers facilitated by GS1 UK, the product data standards organisation, has selected Alkemics to power productDNA:hub, the new service that helps retailers and supplie

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22/01/2018

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Do you need to get a new GTIN and barcode before the sugar levy is introduced?

As you may be aware, the Government is implementing the Soft Drinks Industry Levy this coming April to help reduce obesity levels and promote healthier lifestyles. Having taken inspiration from other coun

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18/01/2018

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Find your perfect online partner

Lorna Beament, Engagement Manager at GS1 UK, plays match-maker to find the most compatible online marketplaces for the

Industry news

08/01/2018

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The challenges and levers of cost-to-serve for apparel retailers

A view from Stuart Higgins, Retail Partner at LCP Consulting

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19/12/2017

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The Invisible System – supporting better patient care through accurate data sharing

When you stop and think, it is apparent that patient care depends on sustainable and effective supply chains. Led by experienced clinician support, nearly all patient care requires product inputs of some

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15/12/2017

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RFID technology is so much more than fashion

Steven Fifer, PR and Communications, shares his insights after attending his first RFID conference for GS1 UK As a new member of staff, I am still getting to grips with the world of GS1 standards.

Industry news

14/12/2017

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