GS1 Trade Item Information is a solution for exchanging information electronically on items, such as dimensions, weight, article number and shelf life.
Guideline and technical specifications for Trade Item Information
GS1 Trade Item Information gives high data quality
Trade item information is important for both the buyer and supplier. The buyer needs to have information about the article in order for ordering and delivery to be correct. The supplier wants to make sure that the item will fit on the shelf and be exposed in an advantageous manner.
By following the rules of GS1 Trade Item Information, data will be consistent with the real article and both parties will always have the same information, which is a prerequisite for high data quality.
Item data often comes from several different functions at the supplier, such as warehouse, sales or marketing. With GS1 Trade Item Information, you get a tool to send all information at the same time and in the same format, even if the data comes from different departments.
You can exchange item information with companies worldwide
Since GS1 Trade Item Information is used by companies worldwide, you can exchange data with both your Swedish and international business partners. In Sweden we have a local application of GS1 trade Item Information that is tailored to the Swedish market’s demands and needs.
It's easy to get started with GS1 Trade Item Information
GS1 Trade Item Information was developed by the grocery sector over 10 years ago and is now used by all the major buyers in the industry and most of their suppliers. Since the business process applies to items that are bought and sold, it also works in many other industries. In retailing, pharmacies and building materials and hardware stores have expressed interest.
Since GS1 Trade Item Information is so widely used, there are several ready-made systems and services for handling item information on the Swedish market. These systems and services are suitable for both large and small companies, and both buyers and suppliers.