Various guidelines and best practices cover many different sectors and standards.
GS1 Logistics Label Guideline
This GS1 Logistics Label Guideline provides guidance on how to physically identify logistic units using the GS1 Logistic Label.
Traceability Implementation Guidelines
Comprehensive traceability guidelines have been globally, regionally or locally prepared for industry users.
Cannabis - Supply Chain Best Practices
Comprehensive information to implement GS1 Standards in the Cannabis community.
Healthcare Product Description Standardization Implementation Guidelines
This guideline was developed by the industry to enhance patient safety and improve supply chain effectiveness and efficiency by documenting community-identified product short description requirements for all healthcare trading partners to use.
GLN Implementation Guideline – Healthcare
This document provides implementation guidance for those considering the use of the GS1 Global Location Number (GLN) in healthcare.
GS1 DataMatrix Guideline
Overview and technical introduction to the use of GS1 DataMatrix which is a matrix (2D or two-dimensional) barcode which may be printed as a square or rectangular symbol made up of individual dots or squares. A GS1 DataMatrix symbol can encode a sequence of numeric and alphanumeric data, structured according to the GS1 Application Identifier rules.
GS1 Component / Part ID GS1 Implementation Guideline
This GS1 Component / Part Identification document is an implementation guideline clarifying where and how the Component/Part Identification (CPID) standard can be used. It does not change the CPID standard nor does it introduce any new normative statement.
GS1 Guideline for Distributing and Shipping Biologicals – Healthcare
This guideline describes how SSCC (Serial Shipping Container Code) identification and GS1 XML Despatch Advice Messages can be used to carry ISBT 128 identifiers and codes.
GDSN - Consumer Product Variant - Implementation Guide
Consumer Product Variant identifies product variations that are considered insignificant to supply chain business processes, but that may be important to consumers. While these product changes and variations do not require a new GTIN, they are critical to harmonization of the physical and digital shelf and full transparency.
GDSN - Fruit and Vegetable GTIN Assignment Implementation Guideline
This Implementation Guideline is for the fruit & vegetable industry, providing guidance on how to assign a GTIN (Global Trade Item Number) and when to assign a new GTIN. It should be pointed out that GTIN Allocation Rules are available in the GS1 General Specifications. This document is intended for the person responsible for product data management in fruit & vegetable companies to understand the application of those allocation rules.
GDSN - Fruit and Vegetable Master Data Attribute Implementation Guide
This implementation guideline provides support to companies seeking to electronically exchange fruit & vegetable product information in accordance with GS1 standards.
GDSN - GS1 Fisheries and Aquaculture Master Data Attribute Implementation Guideline
The purpose of the Fisheries & Aquaculture Master Data Attribute Implementation Guide is to provide best practice guidelines for industry-wide adoption for New Item Listing.
GDSN - Pharmaceutical Image Implementation Guideline
This implementation guideline provides a method of image naming; associated data, and transport methods needed to increase efficiencies and minimize costs. The harmonization of required data and exchange practices reduces the individual mapping from multiple sources to a single process, thus avoiding errors. The image naming utilizing a global standardized convention allows for a higher level of security against inadvertent over-writing.
GDSN - Price Synchronization Implementation Guide
The purpose of this document is to clearly explain the use and purpose of the Price Synchronization Message.
GDSN - Trade Item Implementation Guideline
Business users who are implementing or operating GDSN may use this document to supplement the formal GDSN standards with additional guidance. This document is aimed primarily at business users who need to understand the data content or process standards. Technical users involved with implementation may also find topics of interest.