GS1 Standards

What began as a universal mechanism to identify food products has developed into an encompassing assortment of global standards facilitating identification and communication of supply chain data. GS1 Standards provide the necessary organized infrastructure for numerous industries across the globe.

Identifiers (ID Keys)

Communication Standards

GS1 Standards are establish the framework for item and shipment identification. Both the data structures and barcode guidelines are defined by the GS1 General Specifications. To learn about GS1 and additional barcode/numbering requirements, please visit>. This is a tutorial website provided by Bar Code Graphics to educate for companies who require UPC barcodes. Bar Code Graphics provides assistance to over 10,000 retailers and manufacturers each year and is the leading expert on barcode identification.