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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Barcodes for CBD (Cannabidiol) Products

Barcodes for CBD Products Unlike THC products sold at designated medical and recreational dispensaries, CBD products are now available in a wide range of retailers across the globe. Aside from global item identification, CBD products are required by certain states to have additional QR barcodes. The information below will provide guidance on exactly what CBD […]

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GS1 Global Support: Barcodes & Assistance

Ever since the the first UPC was scanned on a Wrigley’s pack of gum, Bar Code Graphics has been the authority on barcode creation and implementation. We have directly or indirectly touched most suppliers in  major retail stores around the globe. Whereas the GS1 Barcode Service is exclusively for companies with a US address, we do offer GS1 […]

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COVID-19 Update: We Are Open For Business

In response to Governor Pritzker’s announcements for businesses in the state of Illinois, we wanted to assure our customers that we were still open for business. Due to the fact we support critical supply chain services and products required for commerce, we are considered an essential business to help carry us through this difficult time. […]

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Verified By GS1: Building Trust and Efficiency

Verified by GS1 is the initiative for registering enhanced product data to help correct the abundance of incorrectly assigned GTINs and corrupted product information in global marketplaces. Today’s connected consumers work off digital shelves. They cannot physically pickup an item to evaluate so product identification and information MUST be 100% accurate. Global retailers and manufacturers […]

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Death by a Thousand Minor Shipping Label Offsets

A $1,000 compliance offset (hopefully) grabs your attention. But a steady stream of $50 offsets, and a handful of sub-$200 here and there? Maybe they get looked at, maybe they don’t, maybe they are just the “cost of doing business”. But the truth is, they add up. If you are receiving GS1-128 (UCC-128) shipping label […]

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Top 5 Preventable Barcoding Mistakes

As the US authority on barcodes, companies contact us every day inquiring either how to go about barcoding their products or for help unraveling a problem with the barcodes currently on their packaging. Whereas a logo and brand style might entice a consumer to purchase a product, a barcode that cannot be scanned will prevent […]

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Createbarcodes.com New Features and Enhanced Functionality

  Since 2001, www.createbarcodes.com has been the leading source for generating high resolution digital barcode  (.eps) files.  The online application is the only software to ever receive UCC (GS1) Software certification to generate high resolution .eps barcode files.  Last summer www.createbarcodes.com was enhanced to improve the user experience and also provide the functionality to generate […]

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Path To Profit Is Reliant on GTINs, Data & Partnerships

Three recent reports by GS1 and Longitude (Financial Times), provide valuable insight on characteristics of profitable successful companies. Over the past 6 years $17 billion dollars of retail consumer packaged goods sales have moved away from larger established vendors to small brands. There has never been a better time for a small brand to disrupt […]

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GS1-128 Shipping Label Implementation Report Released

 A Must Read for Retailers, Suppliers and 3rd Party Providers UCC/EAN Standards have existed in some form for many years, but 15 years ago the GS1 Global organization as we know it took shape. Now, 15 years later, seems like an opportune time to take a broad look at the state of US retailer labeling […]

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Vanity Barcodes: Cool Idea Or Damaging to a Product?

Vanity barcodes have grown popular over years because they are a innovative source of branding. Designers sometimes believe they can transform a ubiquitous UPC barcode into something unique and creative that will distinguish their brand from all others. Just remember the distinction should result in a positive, not a negative. Whereas as a logo and […]

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