Transport and logistics

As a manufacturer, retailer or logistics service provider, you need to know exactly where your shipments of goods are at any time, where they have come from, and when and where they are due to arrive. The use of GS1 standards gives you accurate up-to-date information about all these matters so that you can make good decisions for your business.

News flash: 

  • New GS1 application standard for visibility in rail
  • GS1 standards: The Logical choice for logistics



Our standards in action

There are 5 business processes in the transport and logistics sector whose efficiency, speed and accuracy are increased by the use of our standards:

Delivery management 

Transport management

Warehouse management

Asset management

Border procedure management

Get involved

We’ve set up a group of manufacturers, retailers and logistics companies to share knowledge about GS1 standards best practice. To join,

Any questions?

We can help you get started or show you how to improve what you’re already doing with our standards in transport and logistics.

Find out more

  • GS1 and transport and logistics in 15 minutes
  • GS1 Identification Keys in Transport & Logistics - Interactive User Guide
  • GS1 Visibility App
  • Report on supply chain visibility, Aberdeen Group, 2013
  • Logistics Interoperability Model (LIM) 
  • FAQs on transport & logistics

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