Back to Basics: Why Barcode Labeling Still Matters in the Food Supply Chain

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.

Webinar Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Webinar Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Topics Include:

  • 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

Michele Southall, Industry Engagement Director, GS1 US
Michele Southall is an expert on the use and implementation of GS1 Standards, U.S. fresh food/CPG and retail grocery supply chain visibility and operations, as well as product traceability with a special focus on the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Debbie Bower, Director of E-Commerce, Dot Foods
Debbie was instrumental in developing the Dot Foods’ ecommerce strategy and infrastructure. She and her team are responsible for EDI, data synchronization, data accuracy and various other technologies Dot relies on for automation of business processes with suppliers, customers, brokers and buying groups.