Our supply chain, from purchase through to Point of Sale, relies on correctly identifying the products we buy and sell. All packaged goods for resale must have a GS1 barcode applied to both the retail product and the carton. We support the industry standard GS1 system, as this ensures your barcodes are globally unique and will scan first time, every time, at checkout and when we book in your deliveries.
Another name for the number encoded in your barcode is GTIN, or Global Trade Item Number. This is a useful one to remember as we sometimes use it when talking about barcodes.
GS1 New Zealand is a not for profit, industry-led member organisation. You can find more about their barcode service here.
For general information about the GS1 services that will help you when starting out in business, click here