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What We Do

Who is GS1?

GS1 global standards are the most widely used supply chain standards in the world. Over 2 million organisations across the globe use GS1 Standards today, to identify, capture and share information about their products, services, locations and assets.

GS1 products and services

In addition to managing the licencing and allocation of GS1 Numbers, GS1 offers a broad range of services to members and the general business community including; technical support and advice, user forums and working groups, community engagement and on-boarding facilities, training and consultancy services.

Brochure: Introduction to GS1

An introduction to GS1 and the GS1 System of Supply Chain Standards

Brochure: Meet GS1

An introduction to GS1 Ireland and the services offered.

Video: GS1 in our everyday lives

GS1 - making a difference to peoples lives, everyday, everywhere.

Video: GS1 Documentary

History of the barcode - a look at what the barcode has done to change retail operations and the lives of consumers today and in the future.

40 years as The Global Language of Business

Read about how GS1 Standards have enabled visibility, efficiency, safety and sustainability in supply chains across the globe and brought countless benefits to the organisations that have adopted GS1 Standards, as we celebrate 40 years as The Global Language of Business 1973 - 2013.