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Annual Report 2016

GS1 Ireland Annual Report 2016Enabling Connectivity and Collaboration

"The application of GS1 standards is ever evolving, driven by technology and ongoing engagement with industry leaders working together to create better ways of doing business."

Welcome to the GS1 Ireland Annual Report for 2016. We are delighted to share the highlights of our year in delivering GS1 standards and solutions for the benefit of our members and all involved in the delivery of goods and services in Ireland and globally.

John O'Callaghan, Group IT Director, Musgrave Group and Chairman GS1 Ireland.

“GS1 standards enable higher operational performance in volatile times”

Since the start of the 21st Century we have seen unprecedented business volatility in Ireland and globally on many fronts – economic, social and technological – which has continually challenged the supply chain capabilities of many businesses and organisations. In meeting these challenges, GS1 Ireland is proud to have supported our 3,000 plus members in Ireland, and more than 1.5 million other members in the wider GS1 community worldwide, enabling them to grow efficiently, sustainably and safely through the use of our standards and solutions.

To address rapidly developing and changing customer needs, our standards have enabled the trading companies and organisations we serve to identify, capture, share and use information accurately and confidently, creating a common language that underpins supply systems and processes across more than 20 sectors worldwide.

Mike Byrne, Chief Executive, GS1 Ireland

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