GS1 US Workshops to Address Global Data Synchronization Network Enhancements

Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) September 10, 2014

WHO: Scott Brown, director of global standards, GS1 US, and Michele Southall, implementation services director, GS1 US

WHAT: Will host two workshops: a workshop on the enhancements to the Global Data Synchronization NetworkTM (GDSN®) for retail grocery and foodservice industries, and a workshop on how the implementation of key data elements (KDEs) and critical tracking events (CTEs) can lead to supply chain visibility


GS1 US GDSN Major Release Implementation Workshop
October 14, 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM     
Chicago, IL

GS1 US Supply Chain Visibility Implementation Workshop
October 29, 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM     
Chicago, IL

For more information and to register, please visit[1].

DETAILS: The GDSN Major Release Workshop, presented by Scott Brown and Michele Southall, will help prepare attendees for the new enhancements to the GDSN scheduled to be rolled out in 2016 and will provide a thorough overview of how they are intended to operate. Attendees will also have the opportunity to utilize tools created by GS1 US that feature examples of how the changes affect data synchronized between data pools and trading partners, and will receive a checklist to help them prepare for a seamless transition.

The Supply Chain Visibility Workshop is designed to assist an organization with learning the steps needed to identify, capture and share product information for supply chain visibility. In her presentation, Ms. Southall will help attendees gain a better understanding of the definitions and uses of KDEs and CTEs and how GS1 Standards 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®).[2].

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Kaitlin Friedmann
(609) 620-8074


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