It’s Really All about Data Excellence

Powered by TrueSource™, and at the core of all GS1 Canada solutions, is our commitment to be the primary source of truth for reliable and complete product data.

Through ongoing industry collaboration and specific to identified business process needs, GS1 Canada develops powerful tools and processes to excel and enhance data quality - such as content certification, category completion audits, real-time data error reports, data provider and data recipient dashboards, and more!

And, with ongoing system enhancements to ensure the accuracy and breadth of our validations, combined with more than 200,000 annual brand owner and manufacturer updates, the data in ECCnet Registry can be trusted as the most reliable, perpetually cleansed and updated content available.

Different business processes require different levels of data quality, and industry provides this direction when solutions are created.

The 5 Levels of Data Quality



Poor data quality can have a significant impact on your trading partner relationships and the business processes that rely on accurate and complete data.

Some of these impacts include:

  • Missed listings due to incomplete data
  • Loss of Revenue
  • Misinformed business decisions
  • Errors in product/mail deliveries
  • Inventory management issues
  • Low customer satisfaction and retention
  • Low productivity
  • Higher consumption of resources
  • Invalid reports