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GS1 Tutorial Videos

The following GS1 UPC Videos are wonderful tools to learn about the importance of proper product identification. GS1 is the global identification standards organization which provides the guidelines for product and logistical identification and also manages the licensing of GS1 Company Prefixes. The first video does a wonderful job illustrating the importance of global standards and the role GS1 plays for enabling companies to identify their products in supply chains across the globe.

The video below explains how UPC numbers are created using a GS1 Company Prefix assigned to the brand owner by the GS1.

The following UPC video explains the structure and components of a UPC (GTIN-12).

GS1 compliance doesn’t have to be as hard as reading the 471 page GS1 General Specifications.  While these complimentary videos are here to provide assistance, many aspects of UPC barcoding and managing product data require a much more substantial resource.  Our GS1 Barcode Support provides personal, comprehensive service to your company.  Clients are assigned a personal consultant who will assist with GTIN assignments, barcode production, and product information. For companies who are new to UPC barcoding, the GS1 Barcode Service will assist with entire of processes of obtaining a GS1 Company Prefix and creating barcodes.