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Home » Education & Events » Classroom Events » 10/4/17: Package Measurement w/GTIN Management Standard Certificate Course - NC

10/4/17: Package Measurement w/GTIN Management Standard Certificate Course - NC

  • Date:Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CT)
  • Location:Hosted By: Foodbuy / Compass Group, 2400 Yorkmont Road, Building 1, Charlotte, NC 28217

    We also offer a co-located Data Quality Workshop on Oct. 3. To take advantage of our discounted bundle offer (savings of $200) that includes both courses click here
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.
Foodbuy / Compass Group
2400 Yorkmont Road
Building 1
Charlotte, NC 28217

Directions to Foodbuy / Compass Group from the Airport:

1. Head South on Josh Birmingham Pkwy toward Airport Parking Dr (69 ft.)
2. Keep left to stay on Josh Birmingham Pkwy (.6 mi)
3. Keep right to stay on Josh Birmingham Pkwy (1.3 mi)
4. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for I-77/Billy Graham Pkwy S and merge onto Billy Graham Pkwy (.4 mi)
5. Merge on Billy Graham Pkwy (1.6 mi)
6. Take the Tyvola Rd exit toward Coliseum Area (.2 mi)
7. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Yorkmont Rd/Farmer’s Market and merge onto W Tyvola Rd (.3 mi)
8. Turn left on Yorkmont Rd (Destination will be on the left)

Nearby Hotel Options:
Renaissance Charlotte Suites
2800 Coliseum Centre Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217
Approximate Rate: $169.00

Embassy Suites 
4800 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28217 
Approximate Rate: $125.00

2600 Yorkmont Road
Charlotte, NC 28208
Approximate Rate: $116.00

While negotiated rates and/or room blocks are not available, these hotels are within the closest proximity to Foodbuy / Compass Group. Rates are subject to change.


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