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What is a GPC?

What is a GPC? The Global Product Classification (GPC) is part of the GS1 System of supply chain standards. GPC is the chosen standard classification system for the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN).    How does the GPC work?  The GPC standard helps global trading partners to group or categorize products in the same way, everywhere […]

What is a GTIN?

What is a GTIN?

GTIN stands for Global Trade Item Number. The Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) can be used by a company to uniquely identify all of its trade items. GS1 defines trade items as products or services that are priced, ordered or invoiced at any point in the supply chain. GS1 Global Registry holds information on who […]

What is GLN - Commport Communications

What is a GLN?

A GLN is a Global Location Number and is part of the GS1 systems of standards which is used to identify locations and legal entities. This unique identifier is 13 digits, comprised of a GS1 Company Prefix, Location Reference, and Check Digit. What is a GLN used for? GLNs are used to identify parties to […]

What is GDSN Datapool

What is GDSN Datapool?

Introduction to GDSN Datapool GDSN stands for Global Data Synchronization Network. The Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is the world’s largest product data network. It is a system of connected firms that share product information in a standardized format.  The GDSN enables manufacturers and sellers of goods to harmonize information about their products with their […]


How Much Does Bad Product Data Cost You Today?

How Much Does Bad Product Data Cost You?   If you still receive incorrect, incomplete, inadequate product data from your supply chain partners, this “inaccurate” data is costing you and your suppliers money every day. Do you want to know how much does bad product data cost you? Continue to read this blog to find […]