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Developed based on the requirements of industry, GS1 Canada product data and image management services provide a framework for achieving supply chain and operational efficiencies based on the use of accurate, global standards-based product data.

These services are available to organizations with a valid GS1 Company Prefix Licence*. If your organization does not have a valid GS1 Company Prefix Licence, contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 or by email at info@gs1ca.org, or see Company Prefix Licencing for more information about the benefits.

*Are you a small to medium-sized business with annual revenues under $500,000? Contact GS1 Canada for information about non-Prefix options for accessing our services.

Data Synchronization - ECCnet

Suppliers whose trading partners have requested product data through ECCnet Registry can load their product data directly to ECCnet or publish their product data to ECCnet via the GS1 Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN):

Option 1: load your product data directly to ECCnet Registry

  1. Assign a member of your team as an ECCnet Registry Catalogue Captain, who will be in charge of compiling and reviewing your product catalogue.

  2. Load your product data via the ECCnet Registry loading option that best suits your needs.

  3. Publish your product data to your trading partners.

* For implementation support, contact GS1 Canada Industry Support Services at 1-800-567-7084 or info@gs1ca.org.

* For more information about the benefits of using ECCnet Registry, see
   ECCnet Registry, Canada’s National Product Registry.


Option 2: publish your product data to ECCnet Registry via the GS1 Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN)

  1. Is your product data in a GDSN data pool? Contact GS1 Canada Industry Support Services at 1-800-567-7084 or info@gs1ca.org for support with next steps in publishing your data to your trading partners in ECCnet Registry.

  2. Want to learn more about the GDSN and the benefits of our GS1 Canada GDSN data pool service? See Get in Sync with Your Trading Partners through GS1 Canada GDSN, or contact us at at 1-800-567-7084.

*Organizations publishing data to ECCnet Registy via the GDSN pay core data synchronization fees to their home data pool; there are no ECCnet Registry core data synchronization fees for organizations publishing to ECCnet Registry via the GDSN.

Data Synchronization - GDSN

Suppliers whose trading partners have requested product data through the Global Data Synchronization Network can leverage GS1 Canada GDSN – GS1 Canada’s certified data pool service – to share their data.

  1. Is your product data in GS1 Canada GDSN? Contact GS1 Canada Industry Support Services at 1-800-567-7084 or info@gs1ca.org for support with publishing your data to your trading partners in the GDSN.

  2. Want to learn more about the GDSN and the benefits of our GS1 Canada GDSN data pool service? See Get in Sync with Your Trading Partners through GS1 Canada GDSN, or contact us at at 1-800-567-7084.

Foodservice Images

  1. Submit an up-to-date sample of each of your products to GS1 Canada’s ECCnet I&V studios in Montreal. Keep in mind the following submission guidelines:

  1. Always include a Product Submission Form with your shipment to identify the service(s) for which you are requesting imaging and to identify yourself as a point of contact in case there are questions concerning your submission.

  2. If you are submitting products at the request of a particular trading partner, please write this on the submission form where requested.

For more information, contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 ext. 38 or ECCnetIandV@gs1ca.org.