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GS1 Traceability for fresh produce
GS1 Traceability for fresh produce
FarmSoft GS1 traceability system does much more than just print labels! Manage your inventory, maintain traceability, pack, process, and store fresh produce. Perform sales and dispatch and invoicing. Reduce fresh produce waste.
- SAVE TIME
- LESS WASTE
- BETTER FRUIT
- NO ERRORS
- ACCURATE SHIPPING
- REDUCE COST
Increase the efficiency of fresh produce deliveries using options like scanning incoming bar-codes to reduce data entry, save time, and reduce errors. Scan incoming fresh produce deliveries or use "one touch" rapid inventory creation screens to increase accuracy & reduce data entry time.
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EU: Fruit and veg industry speeds up roll-out GS1 location-identification
During the global working session Fresh Produce Standards in September 2012 a European Fruit & Vegetable Working Group was formed. This group, GS1 in Europe - Fruit & Vegetable GS1 standards deployment in Europe, was set up to ensure a harmonised implementation of the GS1 System in the Fruit & Vegetable industry. During Fruit Logistica 2014 the second major Guideline for use of GS1 standards, Global Location Number (GLN), in fruit & vegetable industry will be released with a meeting at the Booth of Frug I Com on Friday 7th February at 11.00 h.
The fruit and vegetable business is a global business with suppliers from all over the world, which need to make efficient trade. With the release of this guideline the Fruit and Vegetable industry takes the next step in uniform identification for locations by releasing the GS1 in Europe – Fruit & Vegetable Supply Chain Location Identification Guideline. The use of GLN is independent of your company’s role in the supply chain. GLN is more and more used in business for tracking & tracing and certification (e.g. GlobalG.A.P., Q&S). Not only in business, but also governmental agencies have started to use GLN as unique global identification key (e.g. KCB - Dutch Quality Control Agency). Especially for board members and other managers a separate publication of this European group is available. It’s called the Value Proposition. This publication emphasizes the added value for Fruits & Vegetable industry by using GS1 standards in the target market Europe.
To get more information while visiting Fruit Logistica you can find GS1 at the Frug I Com booth/ GroentenFruit Huis Hall 3.2 Booth A17
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GS1 Germany shows the future of shopping
Since yesterday, the GS1 Germany has been inviting us to experience the future of shopping. The entirely new concept - GS1 Germany Knowledge Center - re-opened its doors in Cologne after the relaunch. "What we thought was the ultimate benchmark just three years ago, we had to re-evaluate over the last few months. We made room for what may be the biggest challenge for us all - the digitization of the value chain," said Jörg Pretzel, CEO of GS1 Germany, in front of Cologne's first mayoress, Elfi Scho-Antwerpes, the press, and over 200 selected guests from industry, trade, services and research.
Pretzel continiues: "The Knowledge Center offers deep insights into the value adding processes of tomorrow and it concretely symbolizes a future that can be grasped now."
Jörg Pretzel, CEO GS1 Germany, and Elfi Scho-Antwerpes, first mayoress of the city of Cologn, cutting the red ribbon together to open the completely new Knowledge Center.
Knowledge Center: the transfer of knowledge and creative impulses
The processes of tomorrow can be experienced in three main thematic focuses within the Center: The Experience Center shows mainly digital technologies. There, the visitors are guided by robots and the virtual guides Ava and Toni through the digital world of adding value. Or they can go on an interactive Shopper Journey. In the Value Chain Experience they are greeted by a staging of the value chain with its six steps, starting from the producer of the raw materials, going all the way through to the shopper. In the Shopper Experience they are led through the world of leisure time and consumption, as the starting point as well as the end of modern value systems, and digital technologies at the point of sale.
In the Innovation Center, visitors can get to work themselves, develop innovative ideas in inspiring rooms and transform them into prototypes. And if you're in town for networking and conferences, you can meet experts from research and industry at the Business Center. "With the Knowledge Center we created a multimedial center for Innovation, Training and Competence. It stands for the transfer of knowledge and creative impulses," says Pretzel.
Shopper Experience: In the supermarket of the future, we can scan all of the products and trace them back to their origin.
Convinced by a high degree of innovation
In 2017, GS1 applied for the certificate of leading innovator in the German middle class for the second time. The price is awarded by Ranga Yogeshwar, Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke and compamedia. The top-innovators of 2017 will be awarded on June 23rd 2017 on the 4th German Middle-Class Summit in Essen. In the independent selection process, the company has already won over the crowds in 2015, with their detailed idea-management system and structured innovation processes- The GS1 Germany Knowledge Center is the central platform for these kinds of activities.
Since the opening, 25,000 representatives of businesses meet there every year. The main focus is on innovation for digital production- and supply-chains. It is about topics such as invisible codes, intelligent helpers for the houshold as well as Voice Commerce - voice activated consumption with digital voice assistants.
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Changes in the management of GS1 Germany
Last week, Jörg Pretzel, Managing Director of GS1 Germany, informed the board of directors that he will not renew his contract, which ends this year. His position will be taken over by Thomas Fell, a trading IT-expert. He will join the GS1 Germany in October, and he will take the full responsibility for the management from Jörg Pretzel as of January 1, 2018.
“It is time, after 15 successful and intensive years leading GS1 Germany, to devote a bit more time to my private life and a few interesting business activities,” stated Pretzel. Under his leadership the company developed to a market-oriented service company and became a highly recognized cooperation platform for a wide range of stakeholders.
Important achievements during the fifteen years Pretzel’s leadership were, amongst others, the world's largest data pool for product information, established in the subsidiary 1Worldsync, the international rollout of the traceability service F-Trace and the creation of an unique knowledge center for the practical demonstration of GS1 solutions.
Jörg Pretzel - Photo: GS1 Germany
“Jörg Pretzel was crucial for the successful reorganization and the following excellent business results of GS1 Germany,” stated Stephan Füsti-Molnár, chairman board of directors. The number of customers of the company doubled from 30,000 to 60,000 and at the same time the company branched out to other strategically important industries alongside the FMCG sector.
Furthermore, we expanded our international role and, together with GS1 US, GS1 Germany is the most important GS1 organization. “With Thomas Fell, we have found a proven expert for the succession. I am convinced that we will maintain a professional and trustworthy participation, such as we had with Jörg Pretzel, with Mr Fell too,” ensured Füsti-Molnár.
Thomas Fell - Photo: Diebold Nixdorf
After graduation, Thomas Fell worked for 16 years for IBM Germany, where he was responsible for the trading, service, transport and tourism departments. In his last post he was responsible for the support for medium-sized businesses and business customers of IBM Germany. After two years as board member of Pironet NDH, he joined Wincor Nixdorf, where he was responsible for the global retail department for the last seven years. During this period, he contributed significantly to the expansion of Wincor Nixdorf and the internationalization of the retail department. Furthermore, he paved the way for the integration of the retail department into the new Diebold Nixdorf organization.
GS1 Germany is Top Supplier Retail 2015
The EHI Retail Institute awarded GS1 Germany in the category Best Enterprise Solution for solutions in the supply chain and traceability.
During the gala at the fair EuroCIS in Dusseldorf, the EHI Retail Institute awarded the Retail Technology Awards Europe (reta) for the 8th time. For the first time the participating service providers and suppliers were recognized with the award "Top Supplier Retail". The EHI recognized the service provider for the implementation of projects with the trading companies.
Photo: Michael Gerling and Ulrich Spaan, both EHI, give Jörg Pretzel, GS1 Germany, the award "Top Supplier Retail 2015".
GS1 Germany received the prize for its solutions and services that contributed to the success of the award-winning projects by the Metro Group and Migros. Metro Group and Migros received besides Globus also the 2015 reta in the category "Best Enterprise Solution". With the app ProTrace The Metro Group offers its cash and carry customers complete traceability based on Ftrace. Migros East Switzerland controls its optimized supply chain processes through the use of GS1 EPCIS interface standards.
"We are very excited about this innovation award. It once again underlines the high degree of innovation, and strategic and financial benefits of our standards and solutions," explained Jörg Pretzel, CEO of GS1 Germany. "This appreciation recognizes us as a service provider and our leading philosophy for a consumer-oriented and future-oriented value chain", continued Pretzel.
The traceability service Ftrace of GS1 Germany is the basis for upcoming App of the Metro Group. Ftrace is a solution that ensures the traceability of goods throughout the entire chain, from the origin of the raw materials to the point of sale. Thanks to its integral EPCIS technology a company can analyze the motion data of a product, for instance from the location and date of the catch of a fish on its way along the supply chain. Follow, efficiently, safe and reliable an individual batch al the way to business partners or consumers. Migros East Switzerland uses this technology too, for more transparency in their supply chain.