Identify Products and Locations


Build the foundation for seamlessly managing your business


By creating identification numbers for products and locations you can improve processes to manage your inventory, orders, shipments, and invoices, and enhance traceability in your supply chain.

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Create identification numbers for cases and products using Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) and learn how to properly identify locations with Global Location Numbers (GLNs) with our easy to- use tools.



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GS1 US Data Hub | Product - Create/Manage

The tool that takes the guesswork out of creating and managing barcodes and sharing product information. Learn more >

See how it made it easy for Jane to create barcodes and grow her business.

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GS1 US Data Hub | Location

The tool for driving reliable location identification and information to improve business efficiencies. Learn more >

See how it helped Nancy and her supplier get the right product to the right place.

Most Commonly Used Identifiers

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Guideline: An Introduction to the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN)

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Guideline: An Introduction to the Global Location Number (GLN)

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Guideline: An Introduction to the Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)

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