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  • Role Of GS1 Standards To Ease The Battle Against Covid GS1 India is working with several State and central government bodies for improving operational efficiency and patient safety through the use of inventory management, track and trace, logistic solutions. Outlook India 11 August 2020
  • Preventing Counterfeits And Verifying Authenticity In E-Commerce Marketplaces Reducing counterfeiting is a joint effort across multiple stakeholders in the supply chain. The answer lies in greater visibility, traceability and transparency across supply chains from raw material to point of sale/use. Business World 11 August 2020
  • INDIA: High Court Confirms Barcodes as Certification Trademarks In a notable decision, the High Court of Delhi enforced a certification trademark for barcodes. In the matter of GS1 India v. Barcodes SL & Others [CS (Comm 147/2020)], the court on May 29, 2020, granted an ad-interim injunction restraining the defendant, Barcodes SL, from allocating barcode numbers starting with the prefix “890.” International Trademark Association 05 August 2020
  • Till now approximately 23,000 wagons and 1200 coaches have been fitted with RFID tags Indian Railways have roughly 2.5 lakh wagons, 60,000 coaches and 9,000 locomotives in its possession. The challenge that comes with such a big inventory is in its management and knowing what is located where. Also it is important to accurately capture data while in transit and use this for more efficient utilization of its rolling stock. Manufacturing Today India 31 July 2020
  • SMEs to witness increased demand with push for local products Government’s push for local products in the recent past and increased consumer consciousness to alienate themselves from imported products have provided the much needed impetus to the demand for local products manufactured by SMEs and mid-sized entrepreneurs. KNN India 25 July 2020
  • Delhi high court passes restraining orders for 3 websites selling GS1 barcode numbers On 29th May 2020, the Delhi high court had granted an ad-interim injunction in the favour of GS1 India in a suit for trademark infringement against 'India Barcode Shop' Legal Era Online Indian Law Watch 23 July 2020
  • E-commerce fakes: How online retailers can curb counterfeiting without messing with customer experience Standards-based traceability solution, which runs across the supply chain, is the first and the most crucial step towards complete, end-to-end visibility over supply chains. It enables brand owners/ companies to easily track and trace the products’ location starting from its origin till its destination. Financial Express 21 July 2020
  • 'Vocal for local' to boost demand for local products Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent appeal to the citizens Of India to buy local products and be a part Of India's growth story is likely to encourage demand for indigenous products. He also called upon the MSMEs•, Start-up entrepreneurs' to make the nation self-reliant by making as much local goods as possible to remove dependence on imported goods. This would also support the country's economy, which is hit by a prolonged phase of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic SME World 17 July 2020
  • NPCI to expand contactless parking solution with FASTag to major cities The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Tuesday said it will expand its fully contactless parking solution with FASTag to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru. It said the first-of-its-kind contactless car parking facility at Hyderabad Airport received a huge response, prompting to take this service to other metros. Deccan Herald 14 July 2020
  • Adoption of global standards within pharma supply chains is crucial Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many industries witnessed the supply chain disruption and the pharmaceutical sector is no different. As per a KPMG report, Indian domestic pharma industry is heavily dependent on China imports for ingredients and healthcare equipment. The medical fraternity is tirelessly working to defeat the deadly coronavirus and to do that they need to ensure that they have an adequate access of all required healthcare products including PPE kits, sanitizers, besides medicines and vaccines. Medgate Today 09 July 2020
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