Back to Basics: Why GS1 Barcode Labels Still Matter

Blockchain. Machine learning. IoT. There’s a lot of buzz around these technologies and how they’ll transform the supply chain. However, you and your trading partners must be ultra-efficient today. GS1 standards are designed to improve processes when working with suppliers, co-packers, distributors, etc.—but are you on the same page? What can you do now to avoid costly delays, errors and missteps?

Get a quick “refresher” on GS1 standards and how the right labeling can help you reduce inventory, quicken time to market and enhance traceability, while aligning with future technology platforms. You’ll hear from a leading Foodservice redistributor that will share its experiences with standards, ASNs and labeling in the extended food ecosystem.


  • Understand the foundational elements of GS1 standards in Food & Beverage
  • See what changes will go into effect this year—and their impact on you
  • Hear real-world use cases from the food supply chain: the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Discover how integrated labeling helps enforce standards while driving efficiency