Documents Required for Barcodes:
- A Copy of GST registration certificate.
- Partnership deed / Incorporation certificate / MSME.
- A Request letter on company's letter head.
- A copy of company balance sheet.
- Cancelled cheque copy of the applying company.
Barcode consists of parallel lines and numbers of machine readable form that fetches the details and data of the product, it plays an important role in trading supply chain, enabling retailers, manufactures and transport providers to easily track the data. The usage of barcodes are distinguishable, clear and to find the original products. It is a simple and applicable to all trades, companies, assets, any documents, entities which are fixing with certain length with numeric digits.
A ‘barcode picture’ is a machine readable image consisting of vertical black bars and spaces of variable widths. When scanned by a bar code scanner, the black bars and spaces are decoded to reveal a specific 12 or 13 digit long sequence of numbers (the ‘barcode number’)
EAN-13 barcode numbers are 13 digits long. They are the most common type of barcode for retail products in India (as well as worldwide). In the USA, the 12-digit UPC code is preferred. Almost all barcode scanners are able to read both types of code.
After barcode application is succeed and becomes GS1HK member, you will receive the below documents by email:
Membership confirmation letter with GS1 Company Prefix
Member Certificate (if applicable)
Login information of GS1HK Member Portal
When barcodes are used in the business process, procedures are automated to increase productivity and reduce human error.
Whenever there is a need to accurately identify or track something, bar-coding should be used. For example, in a data entry work environment, workers may be required to enter an enormous amount of data into a customer database system. Instead of manually typing a customer identification number into a database, if the information is contained in a barcode, a data entry operator may scan it in. This would increase automation and reduce human error.
Determining the best type of barcode to use depends on the environment, requirements, application, and printer.
No. EAN/UPC, ITF-14 and GS1-12 8 Bar Codes have a standardized data content, which means they can be used by any company with GS1 System, and not be confused with any other symbology. Other bar codes, for example code 39 do not have a multi-industry standardized approach to the data they contain, and so are only really usable in controlled systems where they will not be confusing to interpret.
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