Tag: GDSN

Product Information and the Impact on Childhood Nutrition

By | February 25th, 2015

1WorldSync’s Foodservice Key Account Manager, Ryan Robichaud discusses the importance of product information and the impact on Childhood Nutrition with Leslie R. Otts, MS, RD, LDN, SNS – Region 1 Nutrition Specialist with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). 1WorldSync: What are the expectations you’re encountering for accurate nutritional information from school nurses, parents, […]

Consumers are head over heels for product information

By | February 11th, 2015

Consumers worldwide are in love with product information. They’re using it to research and guide their purchasing decisions and they’re accessing it in various ways from multiple locations before committing to check out. The consumer electronics industry is an ever evolving industry with a constant introduction of the latest and greatest products.  The digital age […]

Early Availability of New Product Information

By | January 8th, 2015

The demand on brand owners for accurate product information continues to grow – consumers want to have confidence in the information for food & other products, such as ingredients and allergens.  Retailers want to understand accurate dimensions of products for shelf planning and supply chain purposes.   When it comes to new products that have not […]

1WorldSync & Clavis Insight: Benchmark Data Quality Study

By | December 22nd, 2014

Online sales are up *23 percent year over year from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday due to the holiday shopping.  Therefore it is essential for product information to be accurate and complete so consumers can make smart buying decisions. That is why, 1WorldSync and Clavis Insight collaborated to identify the causes of inaccurate product data […]

Identifying the Barcode gets Easier!

By | December 15th, 2014

Today when communicating the Barcode (many times referred to as the UPC or EAN) as part of the information about a product, the type of bar code must also be specified: Confusion may result on how to properly identify the Barcode. With the upcoming GDSN Major Release, the EAN.UCC identification attribute gets easier!  A simple […]

Attribute Explosion and Data Quality in an Omni-Channel Global Economy

By | October 2nd, 2014

Cologne (Germany), Oct. 02, 2014 – 1WorldSync held their 5th Annual Congress at Cologne’s World Cup Soccer Stadium with 130 representatives from over 20 countries.  Industry experts drove discussions on consequences for increasing regulations, modified consumer expectations and new omni-channel strategies for multi-enterprise product information exchange. The annual congress brought together industry leaders from around […]

GDSN Attributes 101: A Quick Count

By | September 18th, 2014

There are 1,100 GS1/GDSN standard product attributes.  But don’t quote me on this.  That’s because the count is approximate, and growing.  More importantly, the 1,100 calculation requires several scoping and definitional qualifiers. A GS1/GDSN standard product attribute can be defined as a product item attribute that has been “approved” and “modeled.”  “Approved” means the attribute […]

Don’t Put the Accuracy “Cart” Ahead of the Completeness “Horse”

By | August 28th, 2014

Throughout time, grandiose aspirations have seemingly convoluted processes and procedures.  What exactly do I mean by this? The Foodservice Industry has been struggling with this balancing act for a number of years now. The balance between reaching an Ultimate Goal vs. Ability to Execute towards that goal. That balancing act has never been more tested […]

Shifting paradigm in healthcare

By | August 20th, 2014

1WorldSync had the great pleasure of attending the Annual AHRMM Conference August 3-6, 2014. There was a lot of valuable information shared, but above all, it was clear that the Healthcare Industry is well on its way to realizing the benefits of GS1 Standards and eventually, the GDSN.

Global Reach, Local Connection- How 1WorldSync is bridging the Gap

By | August 19th, 2014

International trading has always played an important role in Asian countries. In a practical business, it takes a lot of effort to get customers’ orders shipped out; however, it is even more challenging on the back-end of production. There’s potential risk which can cause continuous logistical errors. Product information errors cause a domino effect of errors resulting in […]