GS1 US Supply Chain Visibility Workshops Provide Best Practices for Product Traceability

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GS1 US will hold two workshops to assist foodservice, retail grocery and apparel/general merchandise organizations with learning the steps needed to identify, capture and share product information for supply chain visibility.

GS1 US will hold two workshops to assist foodservice, retail grocery and apparel/general merchandise organizations with learning the steps needed to identify, capture and share product information for supply chain visibility.

WHO: Michele Southall, industry development director, GS1 US

WHAT: The GS1 US Supply Chain Visibility Workshop will help supply chain and data professionals better understand the foundation of product traceability while creating a supply chain visibility plan for integrating GS1 Standards into their business processes.

WHEN and WHERE:

March 11, 2015
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
120 S Riverside Plaza
Tower 2, Suite 1450, 14th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

October 22, 2015
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
120 S Riverside Plaza
Tower 2, Suite 1450, 14th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

For more information and to register, please visit http://www.gs1us.org/supply-chain-visibility.

DETAILS: In this hands-on workshop, participants will be guided through the steps needed to achieve supply chain visibility to support a variety of business processes, including traceability, inventory and category management, data quality and more.

The workshop will focus on the definitions and uses of Key Data Elements (KDEs) and Critical Tracking Events (CTEs) as they relate to various supply chain roles. Workshop participants will gain a thorough understanding of how GS1 Standards are applied in a process flow and how they support supply chain visibility during a product’s life cycle.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Professionals in the field of data management, data synchronization, supply chain management, traceability and safety, operations and information technology

About GS1 US
GS1 US, a member of the global information standards organization GS1®, 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, barcodes, Electronic Product Code (EPC)-enabled RFID, data synchronization, and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also manages the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®). http://www.GS1US.org.

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Contact:
Kaitlin Friedmann
GS1 US
(609) 620-8074
kfriedmann(at)gs1us(dot)org

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