GS1 barcodes & standards enable businesses to identify, capture and share information smoothly.

Creating a common language that underpins systems and processes all over the world, across industries.

GS1 South Africa empowers local SA brands to grow efficiently, sustainably and safely, helping transform how companies source, supply, showcase & sell, both online & off.
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Bridging the physical and digital worlds to improve consumer experiences and patient safety
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Making it possible to do business more effiecently and safely
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Bringing industry stakeholders together to move business forward

Standards and services

GS1 standards are the most widely used system of standards in the world, and we offer a portfolio of services and tools to make adoption of our standards easier and more impactful to your business.
Identify products with GTINs

Identify products with GTINs

Global Trade Item Numbers (GTIN) can be used by companies to uniquely identify all of their products.
Capture data with GS1 barcodes

Capture data with GS1 barcodes

Manage all your products and streamline sales with the official world-leading barcodes.
Share data with global platforms

Share data with global platforms

Networks like the GDSN, allow trade items to be shared, sourced and managed from supplier to seller.
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GS1 is South Africa’s only registered barcode supplier

We invented The GTIN & Innovate Barcodes Globally

As SA’s only supplier, GS1’s barcodes have the unique advantage of exclusive online integrations with various powerful partners like

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