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General terms and conditions for using the GS1 system from 27 November 2020. The agreement below specifies the rules for the relationship between GS1 Finland Oy and a registered user.
GS1 offers its customers services to enhance product information management and processes. Bar codes and other digital identifiers of GS1 enable the quick transport and identification of goods. Ensuring smooth transfer of information from one actor to another also enables highly automated logistics...
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Taking company prefix in use
Before a company can begin using barcodes, they must first assign the number that go inside the barcode, called GS1 identification keys. The fist step assigning a GS1 Identification Key is to obtain a GS1 Company Prefix.
Retailers and suppliers
Bar codes and other GS1 identifier codes form an international standard between food product and consumables manufacturers, wholesale and retail business and consumers. The manufacturer or packer of the product can compile bar codes and other necessary identifiers for its products by obtaining a GS1...
Real estate and construction industry
Mutual idenfication of products and electronic transfer of information between real estate and construction operators makes the processes considerably faster, reduces errors during the construction process and increases efficiency in various steps of the order and supply chain. The individual...
Transport and logistics
Manufacturers, distributors and logistics operators and their customers need real-time information on the movement of shipments, the origins of products and their delivery times. The GS1 standards for individualisation, identification and sharing information enable a transparent supply chain from...
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Become a company prefix customer
GS1 Company Prefix order procedure
Identifiers and barcodes - support
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