The official supplier of barcodes for South Africa

GS1 barcodes and 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 brands to grow efficiently, sustainably, and safely, helping transform how companies source, supply, showcase, and sell, both online and offline.
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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 efficiently and safely
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Bringing industry stakeholders together to move business forward

GS1 standards and services

GS1 is the leading supplier of barcodes in South Africa and the world. Our standards are the most widely used system of standards, and we offer a portfolio of services and tools to make adoption of our standards easier and more impactful for 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 our 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

GS1 is the official supplier of barcodes in South Africa. This gives us the unique advantage of exclusive online integrations with various powerful partners, such as:

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