Track and trace your products from one end of the value chain to the other with GS1 traceability standards. From the processing of raw materials to the ultimate sale, disposal or recycling of products, traceability provides full visibility of the product journey. Greater tracking and traceability does not only help connect the dots along the way, it also provides trust from the start.
The issue of traceability is becoming only more important across many sectors as consumers and patients ask more questions about the products they purchase and use.
Providing a framework for all sectors, the interoperability of GS1 traceability standards allows organizations to act as one digitally-connected supply chain, providing you with the information you need about all participants in the supply chain, their parties and their roles.
The key to GS1 traceability standards is the global unique identification and data capture of trade items, assets, logistic units, parties and locations. In addition, traceability standards can track critical data exchanges at points along the supply chain, aligning information between trading partners and providing a record if a product’s journey ever needs to be reviewed.
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GS1 Canada is currently developing local guidelines for implementing traceability standards, in consultation with industry.