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A Proven Mechanism for Consumer Engagement Despite how much we instruct our children to stay off their phones, consumers of all ages today rely on their phones for immediate access to websites and information. Business establishments and manufacturers are quickly turning to QR Codes as an easy-to-implement solution to connect with their customers. Our label […]

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Amazon FNSKU Labels For FBA Shipments

Amazon has varying channels that enable manufacturers to sell directly to consumers. The Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) option utilizes numerous Amazon distribution centers around the globe and is strategically used by many companies. Although Amazon does have stated GTIN policies, they also have proprietary identifiers, such as ASIN, and non-standardized processes. The FBA program requires […]

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Overview of GTIN Packaging Levels

Although we are the go to source for UPC implementation, many of our GS1 Service/Support clients rely on our consultants for correct identification for various GTIN  packaging levels.  Retailers and online marketplaces rely on barcodes and pack level identification for efficient supply chain processing. The GS1 General Specifications and GTIN Management Rules are extremely detailed […]

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The Key to Our Success – Support from Real People!

At Bar Code Graphics, we strive for 100% customer satisfaction. Years ago most of our barcode origination and GS1 Support clients came to us solely over the phone and our customer support staff was able to forge wonderful relationships with our clients. As the authority on barcodes, we interact with companies from numerous industries and […]

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The Reason WHY Amazon Requires Brand Verifiable UPC Barcodes

Amazon Requires Brand Verifiable UPC Barcodes The pillar to Amazon’s success is always keeping the focus on the customer experience. Consequently, Amazon wants to make sure their visitors can trust the information provided online, and an initial step is making sure the products listed are attributed to a verifiable brand. Before 2016, Amazon did not […]

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Orderbarcodes.com – Updated Checkout process

We are pleased to announce an improved the checkout process on www.orderbarcodes.com, the premier website to order printed barcode labels.  In addition to a more streamlined user experience, we’ve added Fed Ex Ground as a shipping option as well as providing shipping rates quoted directly from; UPS and Fed-EX. Orderbarcodes.com is the easiest, quickest way to order […]

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The Importance of a GS1 Certificate

Each UPC (GTIN) should be attributed to a corresponding GS1 Certificate Even though it is mandated by almost every major retailer and online marketplace around the globe, UPC (GTIN) identification is actually voluntary and not a legal requirement. The global GS1 standards agency is located in Belgium and is not associated with any specific local […]

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Amazon Says Fix Your GTINs or Listings Will Be Removed

Amazon has now drawn the line that it considers GTINs invalid if they are not obtained directly from GS1 and correctly licensed to the brand owner. To create a new product listing on Amazon, merchants must provide a unique product identifier (GTIN) for most items. Accurate product identification and trusted data are essential in the […]

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GTIN.Cloud – The Repository for UPC Product Data

A UPC (GTIN) is simply a unique numeric identifier that corresponds to a particular product and brand.  Whereas the UPC-A barcode symbol only encodes the UPC (GTIN) numbers, the actual product data details reside in proprietary databases.  The GTIN.Cloud is the sole source repository that enables manufacturers to assign and manage their UPC assignments. Unlike […]

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What happens to a product’s UPC when there is a change?

Product and packaging changes are very common. Aside from adding new colors and size assortments, companies routinely make changes to product configurations and packaging text. There are detailed and explicit rules dictating when a new GTIN (UPC) barcode is required. Aside from the 528-page GS1 General Specifications, the GS1 GTIN Management Standard provides guidance when […]

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Barcode Chargebacks Caused By Abrasion & Smudging

“How Could This Possibly Be My Responsibility?” said Supplier Who Received The Offset Receiving barcode compliance offset charges quite often makes suppliers cringe.  We should know because our testing division, Identification Labs, administers and validates barcode compliance charges for many retailers and distributors. The companies which utilize our services trust our lab to provide unbiased […]

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Assign GTINs To Your Products Like A Pro

Alternative to Support from Our GS1 Barcode Consultants As an alternative to relying on our GS1 barcode consultants for UPC barcode implementation, companies can optionally take educational classes from GS1 to correctly assign and implement GTINs. As the global standards organization, GS1 offers an array of live classes and webinars enabling companies to learn specifics […]

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The Ramifications of Cheap UPC Barcodes

Our GS1 consultants are on the front line working with companies interested in implementing UPC barcodes, and routinely field inquiries from companies confused and angered about UPC codes (GTINs). Those who are confused are normally overwhelmed with conflicting information posted online and in videos about UPC and barcodes. They are enticed by the notion of […]

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Why Is My Barcode Not Scanning At My Local Store?

Our GS1 barcode consultants fields questions every day involving UPC identification and barcodes. One of the most frequently asked questions is “Why is my barcode not scanning when I take it to my local store?” It is very common for someone to obtain a GS1 UPC barcode and immediately take a printed sample to a […]

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