Barcoding: getting it right guide

Accurately creating barcodes

The accuracy of your GS1 barcodes remains fundamentally important, because when a barcode fails to scan it adds cost to the trading process, as well as your time and effort.

At best data has to be keyed in manually, and at worst customers may reject a complete consignment of goods, resulting in lost sales and possible financial penalties. 


How will this guide help

Everything you need to know about barcodes. The guide includes chapters on:

  • What barcodes do
  • Number allocation
  • The ideal barcode
  • Choosing the correct barcode
  • Barcodes on consumer units
  • Barcodes on traded units
  • Pallet labels
  • The verification process

You’ll also find common problems to avoid and a summary of best practice recommendations. 

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