GS1 Item Measurement Service
In a supply chain today there are several points where product data has an influence.
The graphic below is only an example of the number of actors that consume data in the
supply chain in order to make decisions around a specific product that is traded between
The important data needed for these touch points is captured by the manufacturer or
supplier on the GS1 South Africa certified data pool portal, 1WorldSync. Data is then
synchronised to the local DATAnet.za browsing tool and an XML message is sent to all the
It is essential to ensure that any data that is published is clean and accurate and conforms to
the international standard guidelines.
To assist members with the accuracy of data GS1 South Africa has a facility where we conduct
Item Measurement testing and verification of the actual attributes of a product for example
the Brand, functional number, product description, net content, weights and dimensions.
This service will check the consumer unit, shrink and outer case up to a weight of 50kg. No
pallets will be processed through this service.