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XML Standards

This section of the Knowledge Center gives you the opportunity to view the GS1 XML standards and provides assistance in their implementation.

XML Business Message Standards (BMS)
The BMS publication packages provides the necessary information to implement XML messages and extensions as part of the GS1 System.

XML Business Message Profiles (BMP)
The BMP publication package provides the necessary information to implement the GS1 Profiles of the UN/CEFACT XML messages.

GS1 XML Functional User Guide Release 3
This guide presents the detailed descriptions of the all messages contained in the Business Message Standards as well as the related common libraries. It is a foundational guide containing all message components, their definitions and data samples.

GS1 XML Technical User Guide Release 3
This document is intended to clarify the technical aspects of the GS1 XML Business Message Standard Major Release 3.

Standard Business Document Header (SBDH) Version 1.3 Technical Implementation Guide (issue 3, September 2012)
This version of the Guide describes the implementation of the SBDH in GS1 XML eCom standard Major Release 3.

GS1 XML Sector Guides

These documents provide information how to implement GS1 XML standards in specific sectors

GUSI – Global Upstream Supply Initiative
GS1 Upstream Integration is the GS1 Solution to address the challenges in the supply chain integration between manufacturers and their suppliers. The GS1 GUSI Implementation Guides can be downloaded from the GUSI website

GS1 XML Transport Instruction and Response  Implementation Guide
The intention of this implementation guide is to provide guidance on the way to apply the transport instruction and transport instruction response messages.

GS1 XML Implementation Guidelines

Trade Item Implementation Guideline (TIIG) for Transportation and Logistics

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to clients of Transport and Logistics (T&L) companies on how to utilize GDSN to pass product (trade item) information from the Client to Transport and Logistics partners in TandL scenarios as defined in the Logistics Interoperability Model (LIM).