How to obtain a Global Trade Item Number(GTIN)
A GTIN is a GS1 identification key that is used to Identify Trade Items i.e., any product that is traded, bought, sold, or invoiced in any supply chain. The GTIN is usually assigned by the brand owner of the product.
To obtain a Global Trade Item Number, please click on the following link to obtain a GTIN from GS1 Nigeria: OBTAIN A GTIN
How to obtain a Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)
A SSCC is a GS1 Identification Key that is used to identify Logistical Units for the purpose of transport and storage e.g., a shipper or a pallet. To obtain a SSCC, please reach out to GS1 Nigeria for more information.
How to obtain a Global Location Number(GLN)
A GLN is a GS1 identification key that is used to Identify Locations. For the purpose of Track and Trace(Traceability), a GLN for a physical location will be required. The GLN is usually assigned by the owner of the physical location.
To obtain a Global Location Number(GLN), please click on the following link to obtain a GLN from GS1 Nigeria: OBTAIN A GLN
Capture standards can be Barcodes or Electronic Product Code Radio Frequency Identification Systems(EPC-RFID). They encode GS1 Identification keys and other information where necessary for track and trace. For the purpose of pharmaceutical and medical device traceability in healthcare, barcodes are used. These barcodes are usually placed on the product during the packaging phase of production. The following information applies for various packaging levels:
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Please reach out to GS1 Nigeria through the following contact details to obtain more information on for guidance on the above as well as capture standards:
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