Strong support for national building products catalogue
4/08/2022 Today’s Commerce Commission findings included a strong recommendation for the establishment of a centralised digital national key products registry to increase trust and confidence in residential building supplies.
Introduction to 2D barcodes
Exporting GS1 standards – increased product visibility at the border
GS1 standards are used by the vast majority of NZ’s product exporters, providing increased product visibility to streamline the process at the Chinese boarder.
Pasture to plate – reliable, globally standardised traceability
Having good traceability is more than just the ability to do a recall when something goes wrong. It can improve business efficiency and provide ultimate visibility to consumers; answering questions like “where did this come from?” and, “ Is it good for me?”
2D in retail: A new dimension in barcodes
“2D barcodes have immense potential, and we’re excited to see how they will improved food safety, traceability and stock management” GM Business Enablement, Woolworths.
Smarter Data – Hardware
Today’s customers expect to have complete, relevant, and trusted product information across all channels and digital touchpoints so they can make a more informed purchase decision. Find out more about what’s happening in the DIY/hardware sector.
Watch now: the new Health System Catalogue...
Hear from Shayne Hunter, MoH Deputy Director-General Data & Digital, and Cushla Currie, CEO MTANZ, as they discuss the new Health System Catalogue and how it could save lives and money in the future.
Industry recommendations: NPC reporting for sustainability
An industry working group involving the Food and Grocery Council, Woolworths New Zealand, Foodstuffs North Island and South Island was established to determine a solution for how packaging information could be collected. Find out more here
Watch now: Adopting sustainable packaging
GS1's COO Richard Manaton is joined by Katherine Rich, CEO of the FGC, Lyn Mayes, Director of Mad World and Cameron Scott, GM of Kimberly-Clark to discuss changes to how the industry identifies and reports packaging for a more sustainable future.
Watch now: Sustainability for a sustainable business
With sustainability and climate change on everyone's radar right now, we wanted to bring to you the story of one of our GS1 New Zealand members, Bostock Brothers, to hear about their sustainability journey.
New digital location identifiers help prepare businesses for the future
Last Thursday we celebrated with MBIE the launch of New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) Organisation Parts. So what does this mean for the future of businesses?
The humble barcode turns 50
With the 50 year birthday of the barcode we reflect on the story of how 50 years ago fierce supermarket competitors got together, adopted digital tools and transformed the global economy to be what we know today.