There can be no doubt that we are all living in an increasingly regulated world. Companies, especially those doing business through the Global Supply Chain, must pay close attention to the impact of emerging standards and regulations on their operations. Adhering to regulations that define how products are developed, marketed, shipped, and disposed is essential to avoid fines, retain customers, enter new markets, and in some cases, stay in business.
GS1 US www.GS1US.org is the USA administrator of the Universal Product Code (UPC) barcode and an information standards organization that brings industries together to solve supply chain problems through the adoption and implementation of GS1 Standards. Nearly 300,000 USA businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading-partner collaboration and for maximizing the cost effectiveness, speed, visibility, security and sustainability of their business processes.
Consumer goods businesses are especially focused on...