Standards that Share


Knowing what’s in your stuff and where they’ve been is critical, and our standards can help businesses build traceability to do just that while providing trust and confidence for all

What is Traceability?

Traceability is achieved when you have a visible supply chain from start to finish, and is a core component of consumer safety and business efficiency. 

Why Traceability?

GS1's Standards are used and trusted by over 2 million companies and organisations globally to ensure their products are safe and traceable worldwide

With over 2 million companies and organisations trusting GS1 standards for efficient and effective traceability outcomes, the network is established for the best outcomes - for everyone

Truly Global
It’s only by using GS1’s global identification standards for products and locations that global traceability can be truly effective

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