Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Supply chain & traceability (RFID/barcodes)

Barcodes: carrier of secret messages or just a product identifier?

14 April, 2015

In light of recent discussion regarding food safety and country of origin labelling, GS1 Australia has addressed a persistent urban myth that the first three digits of a barcode act as a de facto country of origin label.


RANGEme joins GS1 Australia Alliance Partner Program

08 April, 2015

Online supplier platform RANGEme has announced its entry into GS1 Australia's Alliance Partner Program. Targeted at SMEs, RANGEme enables FMCG suppliers to pitch their product range to leading Australian retailers more efficiently.


Frozen berries scare propels traceability to top of the food safety menu

31 March, 2015

Food safety today is taking centre stage with the spotlight clearly beaming down on the need for an unequivocal, standard practice across the entire food sector. The recent 2015 frozen berries case is not the first food safety incident of its kind and it won't be the last.


KCS TraceME integrates LoRa technology

25 March, 2015

KCS has extended its TraceME product line with an advanced module, targeted for worldwide mobility in the Internet of Things era.


StorageQ Supply Chain Management software

10 March, 2015

The StorageQ Supply Chain Management system provides accurate, easily accessible stock information, reduces admin tasks by removing redundant paper flows and data entry, and produces detailed reporting and real-time dashboards.


Smart solution for sharing digital assets in your supply chain

12 February, 2015

Developed in collaboration with industry, GS1 Australia's SmartMedia is a multisector solution for managing and sharing up-to-date and authenticated images, multimedia files and other product-related digital assets and data with trading partners. It allows trading partners to access all digital assets in one location, saving time and money, and improving accuracy.


Smart solution for sharing digital assets in your supply chain

12 February, 2015

Developed in collaboration with industry, GS1 Australia's SmartMedia is a multisector solution for managing and sharing up-to-date and authenticated images, multimedia files and other product-related digital assets and data with trading partners. It allows trading partners to access all digital assets in one location, saving time and money, and improving accuracy.


Anti-counterfeiting app gives Chinese consumers confidence in Australian milk

22 January, 2015

Norco has signed a three-year agreement with Authenticateit to safeguard against the counterfeiting of its milk products in China.


Traceability schemes boom as consumers demand transparency

09 January, 2015

Increasing consumer demand for transparency has led to a growing number of food traceability certification schemes and analytical tools, according to Organic Monitor.


Emerson Syncade Suite logistics management software Version 4.9

10 December, 2014

Emerson Process Management's Syncade Suite manufacturing execution system now provides terminal managers with increased security tools and improved control of material movements and inventory.


Get cracking on egg stamping

04 November, 2014

From 26 November 2014, NSW egg producers need to stamp each egg with a unique identifying mark that will enable them to be easily traced back to the farm where it was laid.


Chinese food scandal further erodes consumer trust

22 October, 2014

Yet another Chinese food scandal has irreparably eroded consumer trust in the government and food safety regulations, according to research from the University of Illinois.


Global Food Traceability Center seafood traceability financial tool

16 October, 2014

The Global Food Traceability Center has launched a seafood traceability financial tool to assist organisations to understand the financial impact of implementing traceability.


GS1 GDSN hits 15 million global trade items

26 September, 2014

The GS1 Global Registry has reached an important milestone: 15 million global trade items. The registry is a directory that helps companies synchronise standardised product data with trading partners worldwide.


Tool tracks financial impact of traceability in seafood industry

18 September, 2014

To help the seafood industry understand the financial impact of implementing traceability, the Global Food Traceability Center has launched a Seafood Traceability Financial Tool.


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