Step 1 - Applying
Apply for GS1 Data Source by filling out the application form, complete all elements of the online training. Are you a foreign supplier and do you only require data quality checker reports? Apply here for the data quality checker reports.
Step 2 - Paying an logging on
After your application you will receive an invoice by e-mail. A few days after your payment, you will receive your GS1 DAS log-on information. You can log on here and start entering data using the web interface.
Step 3 - Entering data
Before entering any data, study the following documentation:
- International measurement rules
- Attributes list (for both logistic and label information)
- Guidelines for the exchange of product images
If you are a supplier of packaged food or pharmacy products, besides logistic data you should also enter label information (a.o. allergens, ingredients and nutritional values).
You can outsource the enty and/or uploading of your product data. In that case, your data will not require checking. For a listing of the companies that can be of service to you here.
Step 4 - Checking your data quality
Once signed up for GS1 Data Source, your company automatically takes part in the data quality programme. This means product data you enter are checked.
You arrange for your data to be checked by a GS1 certified Data Management Service (DMS). They check whether your data that is shown on the products, match the data you entered. Before the checks, you send in the products or pdf's of packages you are entering data for to the DMS op (both a consumer unit and a trade unit).
If you have any questions on how to get started with GS1 Data Source, your data quality report or the data quality programme, please contact our account management at email@example.com or +31(0)20 511 38 20. For technical issues, contact customer support at firstname.lastname@example.org or +31(0)20 511 38 20.