Often, both are used, with an NDC embedded inside the GTIN
The location of the manufacturing and distribution path of a product may be identified through the GTIN
Global standards strategies--e.g., support for EDI, UPC, GTIN
and other standards and data sets.
The information also includes a batch number and global trade item number (GTIN
Los simbolos del codigo de barras que se manejan en el comercio al detalle son EAN/UPN (Internacional Article Numbering Association) (Universal Product Number), que codifica los Numeros Mundiales de Articulo Comercial (GTIN
These are such identifications as the global trade identification number (GTIN
)--the most widely known being the universal product code (UPC)--the COMMON LANGUAGE[R] equipment identification (CLEI) for telecommunications equipment, and the Health Industry Business Communications Council (HIBCC) code for non-pharmaceutical health care products.
numbers may be 8, 12, 13 or 14 digits long, and include expanded information such as packaging level, item reference numbers, and a unique identifier to pinpoint the item in a database.
These standards include: Global Trade Identification Number (GTIN
); Global Location Number (GLN); and Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN).
Firsdy, while it is smaller than the current EAN/UPC barcode it can carry more information, enabling GTIN
identification of hard-to-mark products such as fresh fruit.
In response to this need, a number of different identifiers have been created such as the ISWC, ISRC, GRid, ISMN, and GTIN
. For individuals and companies involved in licensing or selling music, it is important to become familiar with these identifiers and to use them in the proper manner.
GS1 and GS1 US have developed the global trade item number (GTIN
), which is used as the basis for all UPC bar codes.
Software offerings in the Applied Intelligence product line enable manual entry of GTIN
numbers or automated download of number allocation.