The GPC code is used to group products based on similar characteristics according to the GS1 Global Product Classification.
Link to the Global Product Category: https://www.gs1.org/services/gpc-browser to find your GPC code.
A Base unit means the product cannot be broken into other products that are sold separately.
A Higher-level unit means that the product can be broken down and sold separately e.g. a shrink pack, a box, or a case.
A fixed product is a product with a fixed weight, Unit of Measure, Net content e.g. 500 Grams of Jam.
A variable product is one that’s priced, ordered, or invoiced in quantities which can vary by product, weight, or content e.g. lose fresh produce.
A product sold at point of sale is an item scanned at a POS/till point at a Retailer/ Wholesaler E.g. a Jar of Jam.
A product not sold at the point of sale means that the item is transported to the Retailer / Wholesalers in bulk. E.g. a case of 200 Jars of Jam to be broken down into single products.