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.
What is a GTIN?
A "GTIN" or Global Trade Item Number is the official term for a barcode number - the code that uniquely identifies a product or service. A GTIN is built up from a GS1 Company Prefix (GCP) to create a full barcode number.
How much does a barcode cost?
There are is an annual licence fee for a barcode whish is charged pro-rata throughout the calendar year (Jan - Sept).
An introduction to the seven groups of GS1 barcode symbols, how they are used and their print specifications.