Article Master Data
It is crucial for the data
relating to articles to be accurate in our operating system. The
data relates not only to pricing and discounts but also to units of
measure for inners, cartons, layers and pallets. In addition, the
EAN barcodes for the respective measures must be accurate. All
changes to the article must be submitted on the Universal Buying Form (UBF) to the buyer or to
The Manager Article Master.
Article Data with
Foodstuffs and the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council Inc
(FGC) fully support this industry initiative.
GS1net is a data synchronisation network managed by GS1. GS1 is
a non-profit organisation that provides a common language for
international trade and commerce, primarily a series of standards
designed to improve supply chain management.
GS1net is a data pool of product information including barcode
numbers, item descriptions, dimensions, and pricing information.
GS1net supersedes EANnet, the former data synchronisation network.
The transition from EANnet to GS1net represents the alignment of
the Australasian data pool with the rest of the GDSN (Global Data
Foodstuffs is committed to GS1net. When a vendor becomes GS1net
READY Foodstuffs will commence the initial data synchronisation
process in order to progress the supplier to a GS1net LIVE status.
Once live, a vendor is expected to perform all future data updates
to item and price information (excluding promotions) through
GS1net. GS1net must be viewed as a key Foodstuffs requirement for
The diagram on the right indicates the flow of data from your
systems to ours through GS1net.
Suppliers Achieving GS1net Live Status
With over 65 GS1net Live suppliers, we share the benefits of
synchronised product data, reducing costs and inefficiencies from
the supply chain:
manual data input
the adoption of data standards
- Improve data
- Error free
Supply Chain transactions
- Reduce the
need for unnecessary paperwork
Universal Buying Form (90kb)