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Learn & Knowledge - Numbering & Barcoding - Brisbane (Oct 2018)

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Novotel Brisbane

200 Creek Street

Brisbane, Queensland 4000


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Identification using the GS1 numbering system and application of GS1 capturing technologies (such as barcodes) leads to best practices in supply chain management, enabling many benefits including traceability, stocktake automation and accurate purchasing.

Session structure

Learn is the first half-day session (morning) that introduces the key concepts of the GS1 standards. The focus of the Learn is the identification of trade items at the retail level and the evaluation of appropriate barcoding options.

Knowledge is the second half-day session (afternoon) that builds on the material presented in the Learn session and takes the participants into more sophisticated applications of GS1 standards. The Knowledge session is designed for people who wish to obtain expertise in the numbering and barcoding of trade items and logistic units in the non-retail environment.

Session Times

The training day starts at 9 am and concludes at 5 pm.

Please note that you can arrive and sign-in for the training day from 8:30 am.

Learning outcomes for your training day:

  • Introduction to GS1 Australia and its key areas of activity including Numbering and Barcoding, EDI, Data Synchronisation and EPC / Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technologies.

  • The key principles of the GS1 system of standards

  • How do the GS1 standards facilitate supply chain efficiency and effectiveness

  • Consideration on the retail POS (point-of-sale)

  • How to identify your retail trade or consumption items using the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN)

  • How to manage and grow a multi-customer business in terms of numbers and barcodes

  • Which GS1 barcode to use depending on the nature of the product

  • When to change or discontinue use of a barcode number

  • How to identify your non-retail trade items at different levels of packaging

  • How to identify your logistics units using the Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)

  • How to use the GS1 System to assist in traceability, FIFO (stock rotation) and inventory management

  • What are the key points regarding barcode quality

  • The critical link that printing provides in the creation of the symbol

  • Technology considerations and the GS1 Alliance Partner community

  • Common problems and troubleshooting

  • How to practically implement the GS1 System or improve its application within your businesses.

Thinking of a private training session on your premises?

GS1 Australia can also offer tailored, specialised, onsite to your business training for any aspect of Numbering and Barcoding. Fees and charges apply. Please contact our training department for further information:


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