Covid-19: Cold chain logistics will be big challenge in vaccinating 135 crore Indians
With a handful of manufacturers nearing the end of late-stage clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine candidates in India, the next challenge that awaits the government lies in finding the requisite workforce to administer the shots to such a humongous population and cold chain logistics for their last-mile distribution in such a vast, hot country.
The Indian Express
16 November 2020
Imported RFID tags cost 1,000, desi ones now come for 250
The focus on indigenisation of radio frequency identification tags, which are being used for all railway wagons, coaches and locomotives, has helped reduce the cost drastically. While in 2017, the per tag cost was estimated around Rs.1,000, domestic players are making them available at Rs.250.
The Times Of India
14 November 2020
Technology is impacting all areas of life and Businesses are no exception
GS1 standards facilitate unique and universal identification, capture, and share of information on products and services, from point-of-origin to point-of-sale or dispensation. Most commonly, GS1 unique codes are used on product packages in the form of barcodes. They enable important applications such as product authentication, track & trace, product recall, real-time stocks monitoring, online selling, and more.
The Tech Pod
05 November 2020
GS1 to partner retailers and brands to make a common platform, NIFR, for supply chain issues
GS1 India, a global standards organisation, has set up the National Industry Forum for Retail (NIFR), where consumer products companies and retailers will partner to better their supply chain and distribution network.
The Economic TImes
24 October 2020
FMCG wrap: Challenges companies, retailers face in post-COVID world
The pandemic has taught many new lessons to retailers and brands. To stay in the game, they must redesign their strategies.
18 October 2020
Preventing counterfeiting with global identification standard
S Swaminathan, COO, GS1 explains how adoption of global standards can bring enhanced efficiencies in the supply chain and benefit all stakeholders of the life sciences and healthcare industries.
27 September 2020
Use of GS1 barcodes on product labels ensures 100% accurate & automated data capture
If you are a brand owner, running a successful business is never an easy task. It includes managing data and record-keeping for products. Manual processes make it time consuming and tedious. On the other hand, barcodes help businesses in capturing accurate data with a simple scan.
10 September 2020
GS1 India’s DataKart hosts country of origin info of 14 mn products
DataKart, the national product data repository of the country maintained by the supply chain standards organisation GS1 India, hosts country of origin information on over 14 million products and help online marketplaces to comply with the newly enacted Consumer Protection Act.
ITLN NewsNuffoods SpectrumFood & Beverages Processing
10 September 2020
Digital Trends in the Retail Sector
Here are few e-commerce trends that brand owners and retailers follow to bridge the gap between how they sell today and what their customers expect in the digital economy.
08 September 2020
MSMEs seek extension of implementation of bar coding for pharma packaging
Even as the government is firm on early implementation of the bar coding system for pharma packaging, the MSME sector has been seeking a further extension of deadline saying it is not fully equipped to implement the system. MSMEs feel the DGFT’s circular extending the deadline to October 1, 2020 is not sufficient.
02 September 2020