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Home » Education & Events » Classroom Events & Workshops » 7/20/17: Package Measurement w/GTIN Management Standard Certificate Course - IL

7/20/17: Package Measurement w/GTIN Management Standard Certificate Course - IL

  • Date:Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CT)
  • Location:GS1 US Offices Chicago, IL, 60606
Are you certain your package measurements are accurate and you are maximizing warehouse and transportation efficiencies as a result? Do you know when to assign a new GTIN® to a product based on the principles of the GS1 System of Standards? Studies have shown that two-thirds of product information shared between trading partners has data accuracy errors. By attending this one-day session, you will understand important rules and guidelines that can help you avoid mistakes and improve data accuracy. When you finish, you’ll receive a Course Certificate and a virtual badge to add to your LinkedIn profile or share via social media.                        

What You’ll Learn:

• Accurately measure consumer and non-consumer trade items
• What measurement tolerances are used for your product
• Best types of tools used for proper product measurement
• The importance of accurate physical dimensional data (i.e., weights and dimensions)
• Principles of the GTIN Management Standard
• When a new GTIN needs to be assigned to your product based on changes, promotions, new item introduction

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Who Should Attend: Anyone responsible for weights and dimensions and/or GTIN assignment and management for their organization; individuals responsible for new product launches, changes to existing product lines, data quality, product audits, warehouse and supply chain management, item master maintenance, eCommerce and packaging, 3PL (Third Party Logistics) and transportation.
8:30 - 9:00 AM:   Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - 12:00 PM: Package Measurement Rules Session (with a break from 10:30 - 10:45 AM)
12:00 - 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 - 3:30 PM:   GTIN Management Standard Session (with a break from 2:00 - 2:15 PM)

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

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Chicago, IL 60606

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