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GS1 e-Connect
(March 2016)
Carrefour and Smucker executives discuss GDSN Major Release 3

A community moving closer to GDSN migration success
With the May 2016 roll out of GDSN Major Release less than ninety days away, GS1 is encouraged by the positive steps and milestone reached by the members of the GDSN community. In this newsletter, we are offering additional resources to help you further focus on making the migration to GDSN Major Release 3 a success.

Industry leaders talk about GDSN Major Release 3
Lori Bigler, Director, Industry Standards, The J.M. Smucker Company and Yolande Diaz, GDS Domain Manager, Carrefour talk about benefits they see in GDSN Major Release 3.


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Post Event:
GS1 Singapore Seminar 2016

Date of Seminar: 17 February 2016
Theme: Increase Your Profits with Accurate Asset Tracking!

It has become a widely acknowledged fact that if a company isn’t investing in asset tracking, it may end up losing both money and time in the long run. Properly implemented asset tracking systems will help a company in lowering its costs, streamlining business processes, and even improving customer experience.

In view of this, GS1 Singapore, a Centre of Excellence under Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF), organised a seminar for its members on the topic of establishing an accurate asset tracking with GS1 Standards. Held on 17 February, the seminar proved to be an informative session for the twenty-something participants, who gathered at SATO Asia Pacific for an interesting afternoon of knowledge-sharing, site visit, and networking.


Click here to read the full article!
Welcome to Our New GS1 Members and Solution Partners!
 
Welcome to the following new GS1 members:
Authenticateit (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Esker Document Automation Asia Pte Ltd
Good Pharma Dermatology Pte Ltd
Nutriyose Pte Ltd
Opcon Pte Ltd
Red Eagle Industrial Salt Pte Ltd
Scube Gift Pte Ltd
Tatgu Pte Ltd
Teck Huat And Company Pte Ltd
Urban Design Retail
Vermillion Group Pte Ltd
Wealth Dynamics Pte Ltd

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Welcome to the following new GS1 Solution Partners:

Esker is a global leader in document process automation, helping organizations around the world automate their manual business processes with a suite of on-demand and on-premises solutions.
 
Founded in 1985 with world headquarters in Lyon, France, Esker operates subsidiaries in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia.

For more information on Esker, check our their website here.
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Authenticateit Pty. Ltd. is an international company created by a team of experts in Intellectual property, trademark protection, retail, media broadcasting, e-commerce, logistics and IT. Alarmed by the growing sophistication of counterfeiters in legitimate retail situations, coupled with the burgeoning problems in online retail, the team developed Authenticateit to provide consumers and brands greater protection from the threat of illegal and unauthorised imports.


The Authenticateit SIngapore Pte Ltd office was set up in January 2016, in collaboration with GS1 Singapore, to better cater to the local businesses here.

For more information on Authenticateit Singapore, please contact Ms Jasmin Tan @ 6826 0969 or email her at jasmintan@authenticateit.com.
GS1 Call for Collaboration Platform

Are you looking for an IT solution?
 
GS1 Call for Collaboration Platform (CFC) is a service offered by GS1 Singapore to assist user companies in identifying the right Solution Partner for their project implementation. We have established a pool of experts that utilise best practices and robust solutions using GS1 standards.
 
Leveraging with our Solution Partners, we assist companies addressing specific challenges and integrate GS1 Standards and Systems. Aside from solving problems, we also provide assistance with implementation and conduct compliance assessment to ensure that the company meets the relevant requirements.
 
We have developed this process to ensure that the solution implemented is based on GS1 Global Standard:



With a wide range of solutions, combined with global knowledge and local implementation, GS1 Singapore’s Solution Partners aim to deliver a real difference to your business and operations.
 
Talk to us and we can help you!
 
For more information, contact us at 6826 3077 or email us at contact@gs1.org.sg.
Barcode Symbol Verification Service
 
When a barcode symbol fails to scan, it leads to what we call a ‘scanning failure’. It is critical to rectify the problem before products hit the shelves. Therefore, verification has now become an important quality control tool as it helps to ensure the correctness of the number, physical attributes of the barcode symbol such as size, height, location and etc.
 
Benefits on verifying your barcodes: 
1. Saving time and money
2. Ensuring a better relationship with your customers
3. Trusted Service

GS1 Singapore provides the verification service to ensure the barcode symbol scan ‘First Time, Everytime!’ to fulfill the requirements to achieve a good barcode symbol effectively.

Verification Fees:


What to provide:
1. Completed barcode symbol verification request form
2. 1 set of sample(s)
3. Payment if applicable - by cash, nets or credit card
 
*Ten working days is required for verification report from the date of receipt of the products. The verification report will be sent by email.

For more information, please feel free to call us at 6826 3077 or email us at contact@gs1.org.sg.
We are excited to announce our ECR CEO Forum 2016 is HERE AGAIN!
“SUSTAINABILITY >> SAFETY >> SUCCESS”

Date: 25 May 2016
Time: 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Venue: NTUC Fairprice Auditorium @ Joo Koon

The retail habits have changed. With the growth of e-commerce and mobile technology, consumers are more empowered than ever before, and have increasingly high expectations of product information, product availability and buying experience. One is expect to see more click & collect schemes expanding with ever more pick-up locations available for consumers.

It is safe to say that 2016 will be another massively challenging year for the retail industry. The forum tackles hard issues retailers are dealing with: from building a strong and agile organisation that can transform at an ever-increasing rate to successful strategies for business growth in new and existing markets.
 
Don’t miss out this opportunity to learn from market leaders and experts on how business can optimise their growth using both online and offline strategies.

For more information & registration, check out our Events & Registration Page here.
Alternatively, contact us at 6826 3077 or email us at contact@gs1.org.sg.
Meet our Exhibitors!

Visitors to IoT Asia exhibition this year will be able to locate exhibitors, products and solutions easily at the new Thematic Zones! The exhibition floor will be divided into 6 zones:

Smart CitiesWearablesIndustrial IoTIoT Data Analytics  • Design ApplicationsEnablers
 
These dedicated zones feature companies showcasing key technologies specific to the area of specialisation. As a visitor, you can source for the latest IoT products and solutions easily at the event!

Current exhibitors include*
 


 
*Updated as of 18 February 2016. Interested to showcase your IoT solutions to 2,500 attendees? Contact us to get the latest floor plan now.
Workshops
GS1 Barcode Workshop (GTIN Keys)
 
Date: 23 March 2016
Time: 1.30pm - 5.30pm
Venue: SMF House @ 2985 Jalan Bukit Merah


Click Here to Register!
Events
Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) Singapore CEO Forum 2016
 
Date: 25 May 2016
Time: 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Venue: NTUC Fairprice Auditorium - 1 Joo Koon Circle, Level 10, Singapore 629117


Click Here to Register!
GS1 Singapore Food Safety Forum 2016
 
Date: 30 June 2016
Time: 1.30pm - 5.30pm
Venue: SMF House - 2985 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159457


Stay tuned for more information!
Membership Referral
Refer a new member to GS1 Singapore and get rewarded!

The more successful referrals you refer, the more rewards you can earn!

Click here for more details on GS1 Singapore Membership Referral Programme.
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