The Global Language of Business
The Global Language of Business
Transport and Logistics

As a manufacturer, retailer or logistics service provider, you need to know exactly where your shipments are at all times, where they came from, and when and where they should arrive.

Through GS1 standards, real-time visibility is achieved along the entire supply chain, from source to consumer, regardless of the type of transport.
GS1 Identifiers in Transport and Logistics
Global Trade Unit Number
SSCC for Logistics/ Transport Unit
Shipping container serial code
GRAI for packaging
Reusable (euro pallet)
For businesses and their locations, warehouses, manufacturing bases, government agencies, ports, airports, shopping centers and more
For assets transport vehicles (locomotives, ships, trucks, etc.), transport equipment (trailers, wagons, containers)
GSIN и GINC за пратки
(shipments and consignments)
Data sharing standards

Standards in action

The transport and logistics sector focuses on 4 key business processes, the efficiency, speed and accuracy of which are significantly improved by using GS1 standards.

Standards in the sector

Powerful. Easy.


Benefits of applying the standards:
  • Facilitated management of complex deliveries involving different modes of transport;
  • Greater transparency in the flow of goods and cargo;
  • Increased control of shipments from the container through the pallet to the individual carton;
  • Shortens the time to receive the goods in the warehouse;
  • Reduction of errors caused by manual data entry;
  • Cost reduction;
  • Faster and more flexible adaptation to a new business partner;
  • Standardization of documentation and smoother exchange of data between contractors;
  • Increased sustainability as a result of improved vehicle filling and reduced emissions;
  • More effective management of resources;
GS1 Print – online logistics label application