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GS1 eConnect
(September 2018)

In our rationalisation efforts in line with Singapore’s move towards electronic payments, we strongly urge you to pay your GS1 membership renewal fee by GIRO. GIRO is convenient, paperless and safe, which enables you to make hassle-free transactions, saving you more time to focus on your business growth and raise productivity.

For a limited period, GIRO applications received from 19 Sept - 15 Nov 2018 and approved will be entitled the company to $50.00 GS1 Singapore voucher to redeem for our services that include workshops, barcode symbol verification and digital product content creation at The DNA Hub.

Click here to sign up!


With the increasing trend of smartphone and tablet owners using their devices for online shopping; online shopping has evolved into mCommerce. Product image and packshot have to be mobile ready for optimum visibility and information sharing.

Whilst having all the convenience of shopping on your smartphone or tablet, scrolling through all the packshot of the product can be visually attractive but lack critical product information.

As a brand owner/retailer, you will want your product to stand out from the competition and increase click-through and sales on online platforms. With Mobile Hero Image, you can achieve optimum results.

Click here to find out more!
News & Articles

Beware of Unauthorised GS1 Barcode Numbers 
GS1 Singapore is the only recognised body in Singapore authorised to issue and administer the Global GS1 barcoding standards and systems.

Members are to note that GS1 has no other appointed resellers.

During application of barcode numbers, members will have to be careful when purchasing barcodes from 
unauthorised sources such as websites that claim to be resellers of GS1 Singapore. These unauthorised sources are misrepresenting themselves as GS1 Singapore and the barcodes that they sell could have integrity issues.

Members must understand that unauthorised barcode number sellers potentially undermine the integrity of the GS1 system.

Please be aware that if you obtain your barcode numbers from an
unauthorised source, you may suffer losses in the event that you need to re-label or repackage your products. Such situations happen if your products are rejected by retailers or if your barcodes are found to be a duplicate of another GS1 member's number. This will lead to possible legal charges being brought against your company.

If in doubt or for any further enquiries, please contact GS1 Singapore at 6826 3077 or email us at

Additionally, to check if your barcodes are authentic, visit the online GEPIR webpage hereAlternatively, you can download the iGEPIR app from   and 

Amazon & UPC/EAN Codes: All the Answers for Amazon Sellers
In 2016, Amazon quietly made a change to its Product UPC and GTINs policy (Seller Central login required). It now states that they verify the authenticity of product UPCs by checking the GS1 database. UPCs that do not match the information provided by GS1 will be considered invalid. Amazon recommends obtaining UPCs directly from GS1 (and not from other third parties selling UPC licenses) to ensure the appropriate information is reflected in the GS1 database.
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GS1 Singapore Hosted GS1 Advisory Council Meeting 2018

GS1 Singapore hosted the GS1 Advisory Council (AC) meeting from 24 – 27 September 2018 at InterContinental Singapore. GS1 AC Meeting is a very important gathering, where GS1 MO CEOs representing about 20 countries meet together with the GS1 Leadership Team to discuss and review global strategies and priorities.

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GS1 Singapore Celebrated The SMF Awards & 86th Anniversary
Dinner 2018

GS1 Singapore, an affiliate organisation of Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF), celebrated the SMF Awards & 86th Anniversary Dinner on 26th September 2018 at Resorts World at Sentosa (RWS). Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance was the Guest-of-Honour to officiate this event. 

Some of GS1 Singapore’s industry partners were at the event, joining the celebration.
Click here to view the event photos

Are your supply chain processes synchronised from end to end?

Article courtesy of:


In an increasingly competitive digital economy, organizations of all maturity levels are still challenged by a lack of cross-functional collaboration in their supply chain management (SCM) processes. The latest Gartner report breaks down how to achieve end-to-end supply chain optimization by breaking down the silos in your organization.

In this complimentary report from Gartner, you'll learn:
  • An in-depth breakdown of the five levels of SCM convergence 
  • Considerations for SCM besides functionality (i.e. company culture)
  • Several use-case examples of SCM convergence
Click here to get the New Gartner Report

Esker Continues Its International Development with New Subsidiary in Hong Kong

Article courtesy of 

MIDDLETON, Wis. — September 5, 2018 — Esker, a worldwide leader in document process automation solutions and pioneer in cloud computing, announced today that it has opened a new subsidiary in Hong Kong, further strengthening the company’s international development strategy.

Esker is one of the few mid-sized French companies that has achieved international success — generating 61 percent of its sales outside of France and featuring 13 subsidiaries worldwide with more than 20 employee nationalities. This achievement is all the more exemplary in an industry where leading players are often American or Nordic.

Click here to read on!
GS1 Singapore Members Briefing Session
Dates: 11 October 2018
Time: 2pm to 4.30pm
Venue: 2985 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159457 (Level 3)
GS1 Singapore Workshop for Retail
Dates: 19 October 2018
Time: 2pm to 6pm
Venue: 2985 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159457 (Level 3)

GS1 Singapore Workshop for Healthcare
Dates: 16 November 2018
Time: 2pm to 6pm
Venue: 2985 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159457 (Level 3)

Unauthorised Barcodes
Beware of Unauthorised GS1 Barcode Numbers
GS1 Singapore is the only recognised body in Singapore authorised to issue and administer the Global GS1 barcoding standards and systems.

Members are to note that GS1 has NO appointed reseller, and are encouraged to be aware of obtaining your barcoding numbers from unauthorised sources.
If in doubt or for any further enquiries, please contact GS1 Singapore at 6826 3077 or email us at
Update your business profile now!
To help us better understand your company's profile, we have enhanced our members portal system (NEPC) to more accurately segment your business.

You can now more accurately update your:
  • Business Classification
  • Industry Sector
  • Product Type
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GS1 Singapore cares for the environment.

All GS1 Singapore members are encouraged to use GIRO to make payment for your membership fees.

Download the GIRO form here
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