GS1 Canada is pleased to bring you the holiday edition of the Food for Thought newsletter. With every edition, we will bring you the latest insights, news and trends.
GS1 released their 2019-2020 annual report which outlines how GS1 is growing businesses and changing lives with their work across industries such as retail, consumer goods, online marketplaces and healthcare. The report outlines the collaboration and innovation with public policy stakeholders, traceability partners and users.
GS1 Canada is pleased to welcome the following new data recipients: Dairy Farmers of Canada, MVR Cash & Carry, Beaudry & Cadrin Inc., S.E.C Pasquier and Georgia Main Food Group.
Dairy Farmers of Canada is the national policy, lobbying and promotional organization representing Canadian dairy producers. Dairy Farmers of Canada strives to create stable conditions for the dairy sector in our country. It also seeks to maintain policies that promote the sustainability of Canadian dairy production and promote dairy products and their health benefits.
MVR Cash & Carry wholesaler is a family owned and operated business. MVR Cash & Carry readily services retailers such as convenience stores, independent grocery chains, restaurants, caterers, bakeries, distributors, non-profit organizations, janitorial and many small businesses.
Beaudry & Cadrin Inc. is the largest independent food wholesaler in Eastern Canada. They enjoy the trust that hundreds of retailers and suppliers have given them over many decades. They sustain their reputation for excellence and outstanding service.
S.E.C Pasquier is the largest independent food market in Quebec with 150,000 square feet. The organization is committed to having quality health food offerings and are committed to promoting Quebec made foods.
Georgia Main Food Group previously H.Y. Louie Co. Limited, is a 115-year-old British Columbia-based family business. Georgia Main Food Group is committed to offering new retail grocery experiences and the freshest foods in their IGA and Fresh St. Market stores in British Columbia.
Did you know that viewing your compliance scores with your trading partners can help identify gaps and ensure you have 100% accurate and complete product content, helping improve relationships and increase opportunities?
TrueSource™ Dashboard enables you to:
Identify products that are missing content to help ensure the completeness of your product catalogue.
Use the discontinued products report to help you maintain an up-to-date Marketing and Planogram repository.
View the status of your GTIN Discrepancy Report to help address and resolve any pending discrepancies with your trading partners.
Subscribers to GS1 Canada’s Industry Managed Solutions (IMS) have access to TrueSource™ Dashboard as part of their subscription.
You can access TrueSource™ Dashboard under the My Tools section of your myGS1 home page.
To learn more and view the full list of data recipients currently using this tool, visit the TrueSource™ Dashboard webpage.
New Data Recipient on TrueSource™ Dashboard
Beaudry & Cadrin Inc., S.E.C Pasquier and Georgia Main Food Group are now realizing the benefits of TrueSource™ Dashboard.
Q: How do I access my GTINs and Company Prefix Licence?
A: To access your Annual License Company Prefix Licence, please follow the following steps:
Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) has released their 2020 Canadian holiday outlook report, highlighting that the success of retailers will depend on those who adapt to our quickly changing business environment and understand what a more digital world means for how they interact with consumers.
As part of our commitment to improve our subscriber experience and deliver to industry needs, we are continually enhancing and improving our solutions and tools.
To align with Canadian industry and regulatory requirements for pharmacy, grocery and foodservice sectors on data completeness and data accuracy, certain attributes and business rules were updated in ECCnet Registry (*) to reflect nutritional updates and to address information associated with the transportation of dangerous goods.
To learn more, including information required to make updates to your data, please visit the ECCnet Registry Technical Documents Page and review the most recent Release Notes and Coming Enhancements documents.
Product Certification has recently been enhanced to align with planned attribute and standards enhancements for ECCnet Registry, including the addition of these four optional attributes:
Feedback and input from our users, including the ongoing review of attributes and solution requirements, are key elements in ensuring solutions continue to deliver value to subscribers and meet industry needs.
Every GS1 Canada subscriber has an opportunity to represent industry interests through active participation in a community workgroup.
Visit gs1ca.org/work-with-industry for more information.