Using the GS1 EPCIS Standard for Supply Chain Visibility

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Is supply chain visibility a must for your organization? Do you need to know where a given asset or product is at any point in time—within your organization and across your supply chain? Is having a digital record of what, when, why and where critical tracking events a must have? Learn how to use Electronic Product Code Information Services (EPCIS) to share information about the physical movement and status of products.

Companies and organizations operating in today’s global environment are faced with a growing complexity of their supply chains, with multiple tiers of trading partners. To gain visibility into their operations and mitigate risks, increased collaboration with trading partners, third party logistic providers and customs is becoming critical.

EPCIS makes end-to-end supply chain visibility possible. EPCIS is a GS1 Standard that enables trading partners to share information about the physical movement and status of products. It helps answer the "what, where, when, and why" questions for accurate and detailed product information.

What will you learn?

This webinar explains visibility data and how the EPCIS Standard can be used for sharing product information, demand planning, new product introductions, supply route analysis, real-time inventory corrections, and faster more targeted recall execution. It clarifies physical asset event data, visibility and global visibility terminology and describes how GS1 Standards-based barcodes and EPC/RFID tags complement EPCIS data sharing. It also helps explain how to decouple data capture from data use

This webinar will help you learn:

  • What visibility data and EPCIS are
  • Modeling business processes with EPCIS data
  • Building an enterprise-wide architecture for data sharing

Who should attend

This webinar is appropriate for all supply chain parties who are seeking a beginner’s overview of EPCIS and supply chain visibility, including, but not limited to:

  • Warehouse management, logistics or operations team members
  • 3PL provider or carrier team members
  • Brand owner, manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler, retailer, or foodservice operator team members who are involved in traceability, data sharing, shipment tracking, inventory management, product authentication, pharmaceutical pedigree, chain of custody or ownership, electronic article surveillance (EAS), and promotion tracking programs

Cost: $79

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes