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Norprint gains first GS1 UK certification

Wednesday August 10 2011

Supply chain and barcode standards body validates new logistics labelling system

Supply chain and barcode standards body validates new logistics labelling system


Norprint has just announced it has become the first company to achieve GS1 UK certification in the logistics labels category for its WLP2 labelling software solution.


The company is now a fully GS1 UK accredited Solution Partner, which validates its knowledge of GS1 standards and ability to provide barcode solutions based on them.


Norprint’s certified logistics labelling solution is comprised of a print, ship and validate solution for hardware such as label printers and barcode scanners, software such as label design and electronic data interchange (EDI). It said it is also scalable and be integrated into a number of third-party systems.


Able to meet large retailer demand


Designed for industries such as food and beverage, manufacturing, warehousing, freight and transport and any company involved in the shipping of products, the software also incorporates advanced shipping notification (ASN) guidelines, which are particularly specified by large retailers to ensure products arrive in the correct quantities at the correct destination.


The GS1 logistics labelling standards framework is designed to enable faster goods delivery, improved inventory management and fewer errors, to deliver reduced costs and increased productivity.


Steve Watson, GS1 UK partner programme manager, said: “I am pleased to announce Norprint are the first company to achieve certification in the logistics labels category. As accredited solution partners, GS1 UK members can be certain that the company has excellent knowledge and understanding of GS1 standards. Norprint’s certified solution and their new status as a solution partner makes them very attractive to users that want to deploy GS1 standards-based logistics labelling solutions.”