GS1 US Experts to Host Data Quality Workshop

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Workshop Will Help Companies Improve the Quality of Product Data Exchanged Throughout the Supply Chain

WHO: Angela Fernandez, vice president, grocery retail and consumer packaged goods, GS1 US and Mary Wilson, vice president of standards management, GS1 US.

WHAT: Will host a GS1 US Data Quality Workshop to guide attendees through the necessary steps needed to establish or enhance a data quality program within a standards-based framework.

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WHEN: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:    Swissôtel Chicago
                323 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601 USA

DETAILS: By ensuring that standardized, complete, and accurate product data is exchanged throughout the supply chain, trading partners reduce costs and improve efficiencies for a variety of business processes. Quality data is foundational to collaborative commerce and global data synchronization. The Data Quality Workshop will include an overview of an effective data quality framework, Global Trade Item Number allocation rules, package measurement rules, best practices for effective data governance, and Global Trade Item Number management for mergers and acquisitions. This workshop is designed to assist organizations to:

  •     Enhance current data quality programs
  •     Minimize delays with new item set-up
  •     Reduce transportation costs
  •     Improve warehouse and logistic operations
  •     Reduce order mistakes and returns
  •     Maximize data synchronization processes

Who should attend: Professionals in the field of data management, sales/account management, marketing, category management, packaging, operations, and information technology.

About GS1 US
GS1 US, a member of GS1, is an information standards organization that brings industry communities together to solve supply-chain problems through the adoption and implementation of GS1 standards. Nearly 300,000 businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading-partner collaboration and for maximizing the cost effectiveness, speed, visibility, security and sustainability of their business processes. They achieve these benefits through solutions based on GS1 global unique numbering and identification systems, bar codes, Electronic Product Code-based RFID, data synchronization, and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also manages the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC).

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