GS1 US Data Hub | Location

The tool for driving reliable location identification and information to improve business efficiencies


GS1 US Data Hub® | Location provides trading partners with a single source of information for locations and how they are related. GS1 US Data Hub | Location supports:

  • Improved order-to-cash efficiency
  • Better accuracy in location information
  • Traceability

Increased accuracy of location information

Improves accuracy with locations created and maintained by the owner. Electronically shared data eliminates errors from re-keying data. Changes are updated instantly to increase viewing of up-to-date data.

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Gain business efficiencies

By standardizing location information across business processes, this tool improves efficiencies in areas like contract management, customer data management, sales tracing, rebate and charge-backs, and product traceability–to drive confidence that the right product is delivered to the right location.

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Use standardized location information

By using the global standard for uniquely identifying locations (GLNs), this tool enables you to identify a legal entity, such as a company; a functional entity, such as a purchasing department; or a physical location, such as a warehouse. It also helps avoid errors and the chance of duplicating data.

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Share and view location information easily

Make your location data instantly visible to trading partners who subscribe to GS1 US Data Hub | Location. Choose which trading partners to share with as well as how much to share. Communicate through the tool directly with other trading partners and view their locations.

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In this publication, the letters “U.P.C.” are used solely as an abbreviation for the “Universal Product Code”, which is a product identification system. They do not refer to the UPC, which is a federally registered certification mark of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) to certify compliance with a Uniform Plumbing Code as authorized by IAPMO.