Barcodes save you time and money by reducing errors, cutting costs & improving efficiency
The most important thing to understand is that each variation of each product you sell requires a unique barcode. You’ll need to determine exactly how many barcodes you need before you fill out the application. You can follow the example below or use the barcode estimator to help you decide.
GS1 Company Prefixes allow businesses to get multiple barcodes at a single time, they also identify locations, mixed cases, create coupons, and create higher levels of packaging like a case or pallet.
Company Prefixes from GS1 are perfectly suited for companies with growing product lines. It gives you access to the barcodes you need today plus backups ready to identify the latest additions, ensuring you can respond to the growth opportunities that define your tomorrow.
GS1 offers different barcode options to best serve our members. Each GS1 Company Prefix license comes in different “capacities” representing the maximum number of unique products you can identify with that license.
After signing up as a GS1 member, you’ll have access to our workshops and online courses. Become an expert in the GS1 revolution led by barcodes and identifiers linking brand data to sellers around the world.
It is very important to attend the training – during training you will work through all the new terms and understand how barcodes work and will also give you many ideas on how to start using the GS1 standards and solutions.