In the past, logistics was a passive, cost absorbing function in an enterprise. Today, logistics is a highly strategic function, capable of providing a unique competitive advantage and a variety of other benefits. Hence, a wide range of value-added transport and warehouse management applications and services are now associated with the movement of goods from the material supplier to the manufacturer to the end customer.
With GS1 Standards, transportation and logistics teams gain more visibility by standardising information and automating its collection. Standards enable T&L teams to focus more on how to use information rather than how to get information.
- Manage complex deliveries involving different modes of transport
- Know where shipments are and when they will arrive
- Split one inbound consignment into multiple separate deliveries
- Receive precise and timely inventory information
- Reduce warehouse stock and increase on-shelf stock
- Match deliveries against advance shipping information
- Helps prevent your assets getting lost
- Ensure on-time deliveries
Standards in Use
GS1 standards have played a vital role in the success of various projects. This includes: