GS1 US to Host GS1 DataBar Implementation Workshop for Retailers

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Workshop Will Help Companies to Drive Grocery Retail Efficiencies

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Who:    Michele Southall, director, implementation services, GS1 US; Ray Delnicki, global standards manager, GS1 US; and Christina D’Allacco, manager, science and technology, supply chain efficiencies, Produce Marketing Association

What:    Will host a GS1 DataBar Implementation Workshop for Retailers that addresses alleviating business process challenges through the use of GS1 DataBar barcodes on loose produce, coupons, pre-packaged random-weight commodities, and in- store “scaled” applications

To register:

When:     Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:     GS1 US Chicago office
                10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1950, Chicago, IL 60606

Details:    GS1 DataBar Implementation Workshop for Retailers topics will include an overview of GS1 DataBar implementations for coupons, loose produce, pre-packaged random-weight commodities, and in-store “scaled” applications, as well as implementation considerations for point-of-sale set-up requirements, encoding data accurately, and utilizing industry tools available for GS1 DataBar implementations. The workshop will help retailers to:

  •     Ensure accurate identification of fresh foods
  •     Improve data/price accuracy and efficiency at checkout
  •     Maximize coupon data
  •     Enhance food safety by prohibiting sale of “dated” or recalled product
  •     Decrease manual entry on non-barcoded products
  •     Strengthen brand recognition for commodity products sold at the store

Who should attend: Grocery retail professionals in the field of data management, store operations, information technology (software/hardware), and private label managers

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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