Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative: Get Ready…The Time Is Now!
The “business of food” is changing fast...the business models used just a few years ago no longer provide the efficiencies needed today; and increased consumer demand for product information regarding allergens, nutrition and food safety, including recent government regulations, all underscore the need for a common standards-based system to identify, capture and share accurate and timely product information.
By attending this free webinar you will learn what manufacturers, distributors and operators such as Tyson Foods, Inc., US Foods and Sodexo, Inc. already know, and how you can join them:
Schedule:3/12/14 - 2pm EST4/16/14 - 2pm EST5/14/14 - 2pm EST6/18/14 - 2pm EST7/16/14 - 2pm EST8/13/14 - 2pm EST9/17/14 - 2pm EST10/15/14 - 2pm EST11/12/14 - 2pm EST12/10/14 - 2pm EST
New! Foodservice Attribute Changes
Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative work groups have identified key improvement areas within food-related attributes to assist implementation across the industry. This informative session explain how these changes will allow you to define product information for better use by trading partners, improve GDSN validations, and decrease data synchronization rejections. Based on these recommendations, the Foodservice GDSN Workgroup created solutions which are currently being implemented by foodservice data pools, and solution providers.
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GTIN Allocation Rules For Foodservice
This session provides an overview of the GS1 Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) Allocation Rules as they apply to the Foodservice industry. Learn about basic GTIN assignment rules, what changes to a foodservice product do and do not require the assignment of a new GTIN, foodservice specific examples of applying the rules, and the new “GTIN Allocation Rules for Foodservice Guideline” available to help with your GTIN management. This is a “must attend” session for all those who manage the assignment of GTINs and are responsible for product marking.
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Product Images - More than Just Pretty Pictures
Foodservice product images tell a story. They offer tremendous business value by offering important information, reducing the need for samples, and improving online user experience and merchandising capabilities. They can even help boost sales revenue when language may be a barrier. But, with digital images and formatting requirements varying across trading partners, this business value isn’t always realized. This informative session will put forth guidance and standardized methodology for how foodservice products can be stylized, represented digitally and transmitted through the GDSN, thus reducing complexity and enabling value. It also provides an overview of the new “Product Images Application Guideline” available to support the foodservice industry with implementation.
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