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Commport Datapool

Customized GDSN Datapool Solutions

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Shape-6We support both supply and demand side trading partner needs, delivering comprehensive and customized GDSN data pool solutions.

Commport’s Datapool Solution provides businesses with a complete range of GDSN data pool options. In addition to the datapool itself, our experienced team will help determine the best solutions for your immediate business needs while laying a foundation for future growth.

A better approach to GDSN datapool services

Offering online tools and customized applications that are developed and supported by Commport directly and tailored to our customers’ specific requirements. From initial consultation and implementation to customizations, ongoing support and service, Commport is your partner every step of the way.

In addition to our wide range of flexible services, Commport offers a unique approach that offers cost effectiveness to your business that will streamline your product data transmissions while costing you less.

Contact us today to learn more about how our methodology and pricing can improve your service level efficiencies and save you money.

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Commport Datapool for Suppliers

Global Data Synchronization Services for Suppliers

Suppliers know the products they are selling better than anyone else. Not only are they the source of product in the supply chain, but they are also the source of the information about those products. The key for suppliers is to have high quality product master data and to communicate it efficiently and effectively with all customers using Global Data Synchronization.

Commport Datapool offers unique features to enable suppliers and supply side organizations to easily onboard, manage and synchronize their item data with their demand side customers. 

Easy and flexible GDSN datapool onboarding

Commport offers a number of tools and solutions whereby suppliers can upload their item data into the GDSN datapool, including:

  • Bulk upload templates
  • XML
  • Customized Spread Sheets
  • Flat Files
  • Manually keying data into the online Item Entry Wizard. 

These flexible options allow suppliers to choose the onboarding service that best meets their immediate needs while allowing them options to grow into the future. While some suppliers start off using the Item Entry Wizard, they may wish or need to change this as their data synchronization initiatives mature. Commport Datapool offers the flexibility for suppliers to integrate their internal Product Information Management tasks with their GDSN datapool activities.

GDSN datapool training and support to get you up and running

Commport provides all of our customers with online training as well as a dedicated customer support representative and 24/7 access to our support desk to answer any of your questions.



Commport Datapool for Buyers

Global Data Synchronization Services for Buyers

Retailers are an important link in the supply chain, connecting suppliers with end consumers. Providing a reliable supply of products to retail customers means maintaining an equally reliable flow of product data in their relationship with their suppliers. Global Data Synchronization (GDS) is a key strategy in this process.

Traditionally, retailers have relied on paper-based processes for receiving information on product updates and new product releases. From paper documents, this critical information needs to be manually processed before it can be shared with the retailer’s operations side. A Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) data pool or data feed automates the flow of product data between retailers and their suppliers, creating more efficiency for greater cost effectiveness.

Tactically, retailers participate in Global Data Synchronization by subscribing to their suppliers’ data through Certified datapools. This subscription allows them to receive automated updates on supplier and product information for up-to-the-minute visibility.

Commport Datapool Solution for retailers

Commport Datapool offers unique features to enable retailers to manage their data synchronization initiative.  As a GDSN-certified datapool, Commport offers full GDSN access along with our comprehensive Message Center. This detailed view enables retailers to quickly and easily manage and track their data synchronization initiative with their supplier community, providing real time visibility into the communications process.

The Commport Datapool provides comprehensive and flexible integration options allowing retailers to define the global data sync model that works best for them. Commport’s experienced team works with individual retailers to identify their specific integration, data management and supplier community-enablement model. Our support encompasses consulting and project management to help retailers become part of the GDSN.

GDSN datapool training and support to get you up and running

As a standard part of getting started with Commport all participating retailers and trading partners receive online training. Buyers will have a dedicated customer support representative for consistency, and access to our support desk to answer any questions along the way.

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Commport Datapool Services has successfully passed the 2021 GDSN Certified Data Audit and retained the GS1 GDSN certification seal

Customer Testimonial


“I am writing to thank everyone at Commport Communications International Inc. for their outstanding service and support. We approached them when on the verge of losing an important customer because other Certified Data Pool companies could not meet our needs on time. They were sensitive to the urgency of our situation and our level of experience. They gave us the assistance required to achieve our goal and handled the technical details. Thanks to their expertise everything we needed was taken care of within 24 hours (we had been told the job would take two weeks).”

Chris | Manager 

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