Benefits of GS1 Barcodes
One Code . Bridging the World of Business and Consumers
Over one million companies globally use GS1 barcodes (bar code) and Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs), including all major retailers and it is required by key online marketplaces such as Google, Amazon, eBay and Tmall.
Why are barcodes (GTINs) important?
You need barcodes to sell you products. GS1 product barcodes application includes helping your products move through the supply chain. They are the unique ID number of your products just like your HKID number. So it's important to get them right. GS1 barcodes and GTINs are unique to you and give your customers valuable information about your products
6 Major Reasons Why You Get a GS1 Hong Kong Barcode
The ONLY Authorised Provider
GS1 HK is the only authorised provider of authentic and genuine GS1 barcodes in Hong Kong. Contact us to know more product barcode applications & Get barcode from GS1 Hong Kong now!
Next Generation Barcode, Infinite Business Opportunities
- Smart Barcodes : Generate organic traffic & sales at e-shops for FREE.
- Success Cases: SYT Wellness, Diamond Restaurant
- GS1 HK 1QR: Enables you to connect directly with consumers and helps build consumer confidence by providing diverse product information, e.g. product specifications, promotions, incentives, certifications and more…
- Success Cases: One Health International Limited
Protect your Brand and Build Consumer Trust
- With additional anti-counterfeit patented and traceability technologies, consumers can easily verify product authenticity and obtain product traceability information with a simple mobile scan while brands could have real-time visibility on scan activities, understand consumer behavior. Learn More
- Success Cases: One Health International Limited, Hang Heung Cake Shop
Sell at Global Retailers, Use in Every Supply Chains
You need GS1 barcodes to sell your products at major retailers, e-commerce and marketplaces worldwide. Barcodes also enable you to ship, track, re-order and return products, simplify your supply chain management and enhance visibility, traceability, and safety of your products. Our barcodes work everywhere in every supply chain in every country. Learn More
Get a barcode in 3 simple steps
1. Sign up to GS1 HK
Sign up as GS1 HK Full (GCP) membership to access exclusive member benefits and variety of product barcode applications. Applications will normally be processed in 1 working day upon receipt of all the documents and payment.
2. Create barcode on BarcodePlus
Create new product barcodes (GTINs), add and manage your product data and other GS1 identification numbers.
Why GS1 Hong Kong?
GS1 barcode provide a common language to identify, capture and share supply chain data, to ensure important information is accessible, accurate and easy to understand.
The GS1 capturing standards include data carriers such as UPC HK barcodes, EAN HK barcodes and EAN 13 barcodes. They are used to encode information such as product numbers, serial numbers and batch numbers. Barcodes, including UPC HK barcodes, EAN HK barcodes and EAN 13 barcodes, play a key role in supply chains, enabling users including retailers, manufacturers, transport providers and hospitals to automatically identify and track products as they move through the supply chain.
GS1 manages several types of product barcode applications, such as UPC HK barcodes, EAN HK barcodes and EAN 13 barcodes, many of which comply with ISO standards. Each is designed for use in a different situation. Product barcode registration from GS1 Hong Kong, you’ll receive an official GS1 certificate(in paper and digital format), giving you the peace of mind that your barcode numbers are uniquely yours, internationally recognised and of authentic source.
Frequently asked questions
Can UPC-A and UPC-E barcodes be scanned outside USA/Canada?
Yes. The GS1 System was designed based on the UPC barcode system, so the UPC-A & UPC-E symbols are 100 percent compatible with all GS1 Systems. Companies using UPC-A & UPC-E bar codes can have their products identified across the globe without any difficulty.
Can EAN 13 Symbols be scanned in USA/Canada?
A sunrise date on January 1, 2005 has been set for the global acceptance of GTIN-13. However, a few retailers in the US and Canada may experience a problem in that their systems not able to accommodate GTIN-13. In such case, the GTIN-12 represented in a UPC-A or UPC-E Symbol is required.
Are GS1 barcodes the only application suitable for the retail point-of-sale?
No. The GS1 System is a totally neutral system that can be used to identify anything that is traded among companies, as well as individual retail items at the point-of-sale. Goods are scanned as they leave manufacturers, as they are handled by distributors, scanned again at goods inwards at warehouses and depots, again for stock counts, as orders are picked and so on. The system is used by companies operating in all trade and industry sectors. Product barcode registration from GS1 HK, the only official Hong Kong barcode issuer in Hong Kong.
What is 489 barcode?
Barcode numbers beginning with 489 are the barcode numbers that come directly from GS1 Hong Kong and only GS1 Hong Kong is the official issuer of 489 barcode. After joining GS1HK full membership, you can enjoy variety of product barcode application which provide a common language to identify, capture and share supply chain data, to ensure important information is accessible, accurate and easy to understand.
After you have product barcodes registration with GS1 HK, your product can ensure is globally unique ensure and use global standards include data carriers such as UPC HK barcodes and EAN HK barcodes. They are used to encode information such as product numbers, serial numbers and batch numbers. Product barcodes, including UPC HK barcodes, EAN HK barcodes and EAN 13 barcodes, play a key role in supply chains, enabling users including retailers, manufacturers, transport providers and hospitals to automatically identify and track products as they move through the supply chain. GS1 barcodes manages several types of barcodes, many of which comply with ISO standards. Each is designed for use in a different situation. After product barcode registration, you will receive an official GS1 certificate (in paper and digital format), to verify that your barcode numbers are unique, internationally recognised and of authentic source.
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