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GS1 announces new, business-driven EDI strategy that adds UBL to its EDI standard syntax portfolio
Members of the GS1 General Assembly recently approved the new GS1 EDI strategy that integrates Universal Business Language (UBL) in its EDI standard syntax portfolio, in addition to EDIFACT/EANCOM, GS1 XML and GS1 UN/CEFACT XML syntaxes.
1 June 2018
GS1 GO approved as Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuer
GS1 Germany has officially transferred its GLEIF accreditation to GS1 Global Office. As of 1 June 2018, Global Office will operate as the GS1 Global LOU, issuing LEIs worldwide as part of its growing portfolio of value added services.
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GS1 system of Standards now being administered from 113 countries
Turkmenistan's national organization for bar coding will become a member of GS1 AISBL, an international organization for creation and implementation of common standards, the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan said in a statement.
30 May 2018
GS1 announces Kathryn E. Wengel (J&J) as new Management Board Chair, Renaud de Barbuat (Carrefour) as Management Board Vice Chair
GS1, the global supply chain standards organisation, announces the appointment of Kathryn E. Wengel as new Management Board Chair. Ms Wengel is Worldwide VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson.
16 May 2018
The Global Supply Chain Uses Standards Every Day - Billions of Times
Every day, companies use data and standards to deliver outstanding products and services, increase transparency and visibility, improve safety, and drive growth. The complementary use of X12 Standards, GS1 Standards and related work products enable efficiencies - across the supply chain.
Article on standards
12 March 2018
Insurance bureau building Aadhaar-like database for hospitals: Kunnel Prem
Kunnel Prem, chief executive officer of the Insurance Information Bureau of India (IIB), tells Business Standard on what they’re doing.
Business Standard report
12 March 2018
Wine bottle barcodes lead cops to robber
Discarded wine bottles found in an abandoned car in Dwarka led police to a criminal who robbed a businessman at a fuel station in Goyla Dairy near Najafgarh on December 15.
Times of India report
31 December 2017
12th CII Food Safety Award
12th CII Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Summit felicitated deserving food business units from manufacturing and service sectors for their performance and commitment to food safety excellence, based on maturity assessment of their food safety management systems.
Economic Times report
15 December 2017
FIATA and GS1 sign MoU to advance transport & logistics solutions
The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GS1, a global standards organisation to provide a framework for further cooperation.
31 October 2017
With radio tags from Oct 31, you won’t have to stop to pay at highway toll booths
A vehicle installed with Radio Frequency Identification also called FastTags that can be recharged once the balance is zero, will be able to drive past a toll plaza without having to stop and pay the toll.
Hindustan Times report
18 September 2017
New Delhi, India