GS1 US Expert to Discuss Tips for Evaluating and Implementing Blockchain for Supply Chain Applications

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Melanie Nuce, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Outlines Why GS1 Standards are a Key Enabler of Blockchain

Melanie Nuce

GS1 US® will host a non-technical, cross-industry webinar highlighting blockchain applications for supply chains. This includes discussion of early use cases already being tested such as food traceability, documenting environmental sustainability, preventing the circulation of counterfeit drugs, and guaranteeing conflict-free or fair wage products.

WHO: Melanie Nuce, senior vice president of corporate development, GS1 US

WHAT: During the webinar “Blockchain: Foundational Knowledge and Practical Applications,” Ms. Nuce will discuss practical business applications for supply chain management and how to prepare for future deployments. She will draw on her expertise in blockchain, retail and supply chain to highlight why GS1 Standards, the most widely-used supply chain standards in the world, are a foundational element for blockchains to accurately share data.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

WHERE: Visit the GS1 US website to register for free.

MORE DETAILS: Many companies are examining the capabilities of blockchain to enhance their businesses and better serve the needs of today’s consumers through product information transparency, improved product recalls, and secure data transmission. GS1 US will provide an industry-agnostic primer on blockchain, designed to help supply chain professionals cut through the hype and get a clear picture of what blockchain can actually deliver.

For more information about GS1 US, please visit http://www.gs1us.org.

About GS1 US
GS1 US®, a member of GS1® global, is a not-for-profit information standards organization that facilitates industry collaboration to help improve supply chain visibility and efficiency through the use of GS1 Standards, the most widely-used supply chain standards system in the world. Nearly 300,000 businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading partner collaboration that optimizes their supply chains, drives cost performance and revenue growth while also enabling regulatory compliance. They achieve these benefits through solutions based on GS1 global unique numbering and identification systems, barcodes, Electronic Product Code-based 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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