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Members' News - Week 47 - 2020

Nov 16, 2020, by  - Category: A round-up of this week's news from GS1 Ireland members up and down the country.

Welcome to GS1 Ireland's members' news for week 47. Winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year were announced, Grow with Aldi is back and more new products came on the market. Read on for more.Grow with Aldi is back for ChristmasGrow with Aldi is back for the festive period! The products listed below, all from Irish producers will be in 144 Aldi stores nationwide from Sunday, 15th November while stocks last. Quaid Candles Wax Melts will be in-store Thursday, 19th November. Well done to Aldi for supporting homegrown prod...

GS1 Ireland Members' News - Week 46 - 2020

Nov 9, 2020, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members' NewsA round-up of this week's news from GS1 Ireland members up and down the country.

Welcome to GS1 Ireland's members' news for week 46. It was a busy week this week for our members as it is getting closer and closer to Christmas. There are lots more festive hampers available as well as a delivery service launch and new products on the market. Read on for more.Powerscourt Distillery launch a range of festive hampersWicklow's Powerscourt Distillery launch of their Fercullen Irish Whiskey and food pairing hampers. Hampers included local meats, cheeses and honey and have been curated by Santina Kennedy, th...

GS1 Ireland Members' News - Week 45 - 2020

Nov 5, 2020, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members' NewsA round up of this week's news from GS1 Ireland members around the country.

Blackwater Tasters Club Reveals Christmas CollectionBlackwater Distillery has revealed the second of its Tasters Club subscription series, a Christmas Collection that includes two 200ml special bottles. Delivered door to door every two months, direct from Blackwater Distillery, the club boxes are always seasonal and handcrafted. The Christmas Collection features a Christmas Pudding Gin and a Cranberry Vodka Liqueur and is available now here.View this post on InstagramA post shared by Blackwater Distillery (@blackwaterdi...

Owner Operators need Digital Building Information

Nov 4, 2020, by Katerina Belohoubkova, IFS - Category: Construction and Facilities Management

The Construction Industry is going through a major shift that will require Property Owners and Facilities Management (FM) Operators to look at, define and implement Digital Building Information Management strategies for these unprecedented COVID-19 times. The Pandemic has put further reliance, emphasis and focus on having access to validated and secure Digital Building Information for designing, building and maintaining Buildings, Campuses, Estates and Organisation Property Portfolios. IFS have implemented important pro...

GS1 Ireland Members' News - Week 44 - 2020

Nov 4, 2020, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members NewsA quick round-up of all the news from our GS1 Ireland members this week including Waterford Whiskey and Maud's Ice Cream.

GS1 Ireland Members win big at The National Organic AwardsGS1 Ireland members won big this week at The National Organic Awards. Presented by Bord Bia, the biennial awards are in association with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.Waterford Distillery’s took the retail award at the National Organic Awards for their Gaia 1.1, which was the result of a pioneering project to produce Ireland's first certified organic whiskey.Organic yogurt company Glenisk received the 'Marketing Campaign Award' for its partne...

Blas Map: the best of Irish food and drink producers

Oct 3, 2020, by Maria Svejdar - Category: Best of Irish

GS1 Ireland is delighted to support Blas na hEireann and all the food and beverage finalists with the launch of a new interactive map to showcase producers across the island of Ireland.Our aim with the map is to make it easier for supermarket buyers, chefs, catering businesses, consumers and producers themselves to connect with each other and do business together. The filters on the map enable a site visitor to identify producers based on food or beverage category, award type, County or within a specific kilometre radiu...

GS1 Healthcare Online Summit 2020

Oct 1, 2020, by Amanda Creane - Category: Healthcare

Join GS1 Ireland online on November 17-19 for the GS1 Healthcare Online Summit: Global Standards for global health!In this time of crisis, there is a need for the healthcare industry to come together to support each other. With these concerns in mind, GS1 Healthcare, along with GS1 Member Organisations worldwide, felt it was important to bring together experts in healthcare to enhance patient safety and supply chain efficiencies. Leaders from across the globe who share their unique perspectives and expertise.We invite y...

Introducing a new road to sustainability for your business

Aug 13, 2020, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Lean and Green

What is Lean & Green?Lean & Green is a not-for-profit, 5-star award programme developed by the Connekt Foundation in the Netherlands. The goal of the programme is to recognise and reward participating organisations for demonstrating verified reductions in CO2 emissions. More than 600 companies from across Europe are now taking part. The Lean & Green programme is available to organisations here in Ireland through GS1.How does the programme work?Plan of ActionThe program aims to encourage businesses to become leaders in s...

Standards Spotlight Episode 3: SSCC Pallet Labels

Aug 11, 2020, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Standards Spotlight

What is an SSCC?SSCCs or Serial Shipping Container Codes are used to identify items assembled for the purpose of transport or storage. SSCCs are typically used to identify outer cases, pallets or entire shipments. How is an SSCC structured?SSCCs are preceded by an application identifier which is "00". Then a fixed length 18-digit number composed of;1. An Extension Digit 2. A GS1 Company Prefix3. A Serial Reference4. A Check DigitThe SSCC is constructed as follows: Wait, what's a GS1-128 then?In order to automate the rea...

IFS: Going Paperless in Architecture, Engineering and Construction Sector

Jul 31, 2020, by Katerina Belohoubkova, IFS - Category: Construction and Facilities Management

“Going paperless” is no longer just a trend; bullet point on organisation’s sustainability plan or sticker on young millennial’s recycled backpack (yes, it’s a thing). Reduction of paper waste and bad practices associated with handling important documents in hard-copies is becoming necessity.The new technologies enabling storing, sharing and updating documents in digital formats have been around for more than decade, however adoption by AEC professionals has been rather slow. A vast amount of building information is sti...

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