Transport and Logistics
Transport and Logistics plays a crucial role in the supply chain process and today no transport and logistics company can be efficient without robust information technology and data communication support.
GS1 has already developed the set of well-recognized standards for the Transport and Logistics sector. These solutions include bar coding and communication standards:
- Serial Shipment Container Code (SSCC) for the unique identification of logistic units worldwide
- Business message standards in XML and EANCOM formats
- Number of application identifiers (AI) specifically developed for the identification of logistic units, including AI (401) Consignment number, AI (402) Shipment identification number, as well as AIs related to identification of locations.
Transport and Logistics companies get competitive advantage by applying GS1 standards across their supply chain operations. Benefits can include improved efficiency, increased visibility of the flow of shipments, more efficient handling and inventory management, increased security of distribution and speed of operations.
For more information about Transport and Logistics please contact GS1 Lebanon