GS1 Canada is pleased to provide you with the holiday edition of our Food for Thought newsletter. With every edition, we will bring you the latest insights, news and trends impacting the sector and your business.
As an industry-directed association, subscriber feedback is vital in ensuring that GS1 Canada continues to deliver value through ongoing enhancements to our tools and capabilities.
Throughout 2018, feedback from our user community drove the development and delivery of new capabilities and enhancements to enable data excellence, streamline business processes and meet trading partner requirements.
Some of these highlights include:
In 2019, we will continue to launch new and enhanced solutions, services and tools to help you meet your business needs. Visit our Coming Enhancements page to see what’s new.
Starting December 10, you will be able to access the following tools from your myGS1 landing page using your myGS1 credentials.
These tools join ProSYNC, ECCnet Registry and The Vault as part of GS1 Canada’s single sign-on experience. More tools will be added to this list in coming throughout 2019.
Check that your myGS1 login credentials are up-to-date by logging in to myGS1 today.
If you do not currently have access, check with your GS1 Canada Subscription Administrator or call us at 1.800.567.7084.
A priority focus for GS1 Canada throughout 2018 has been streamlining our Content Capture Service Request tool based on user feedback to improve the scheduling process, facilitate eSubmissions and give users more flexibility around their shipping dates.
Starting December 3, users can benefit from the introduction of the Add Multiple Products function.
Add Multiple Products enables users to upload multiple products into a single content capture service request, greatly reducing the time it takes to submit new requests. Visit the Content Capture Service Request tool to see it in action.
Throughout 2019, we will be continuing to streamline this tool and add new functionality to deliver faster, more efficient processes and increase end-to-end visibility.
GS1 Canada is happy to announce that the winner of the third annual GS1 Canada Innovator’s Award is Summerhill Market!
Summerhill won as a result of their commitment to a company rebrand that included a tailored social media strategy and eCommerce presence.
Recently, major Grocery and Foodservice organizations re-iterated their need for data and images that are 100% complete and accurate and encouraged their data providers to use GS1 Canada’s solutions. Ensuring data excellence through GS1 Canada’s solutions and visibility to content gaps through TrueSource™ Dashboard creates transparency between trading partners and facilitates efficient meeting preparation, open and productive dialogue, swift issue resolution and collaborative business planning.
Click here to read the Grocery Industry Letter.
Click here to read the Foodservice Industry Letter.
The global standard for GTIN reuse is being updated on December 31, 2018. Beginning January 1, GTINs can no longer be reused.