Tag Archives: GTIN

How to get GS1 compliant labels – in 89 simple steps

Over the past couple of weeks I covered the technical standards and aspects of GS1-Labels and the applicable standards for the food industry, as well as the physical challenges of printing and applying labels within the food industry. Well, it … Continue reading

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Germany steps forward with interoperable traceability

Interoperable traceability is moving full steam ahead in Germany. Efforts which have been similar to PTI (Produce Traceability Initiative) and mpXML (Meat Traceability guideline) have evolved traceability to the next level. Retail case ready packages are marked with QR-Codes that … Continue reading

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Feature Definition: What is an item?

Does this question look silly to you? Believe me, it is not! In my experience implementing computer systems, this question is one of the most profoundly discussed topics when companies in the food industry head into the implementation of new … Continue reading

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FOOD ERP – the role of the item number

After writing pretty passionately and sometimes emotionally about traceability for the past several weeks, I will go back to the roots of the blog. It has been my intend to give users and management some important information about aspects of … Continue reading

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Interoperability in Food ?!

I spent the majority of last week at the first Traceability Interoperability Summit. It was one of the finest crowds I ever met and probably one of the most productive public meetings I ever attended. The reason for this is … Continue reading

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