GS1 is a global organisation dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards, technologies and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains. GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit standards and services organisation. GS1’s portfolio ranges from GS1 BarCodes to GS1 eCom (electronic commerce tools) to next generation technologies and solutions such as GS1 GDSN (data synchronization), EPCglobal (using RFID technologies) and traceability. The organisation operates in more than 20 industries and sectors ranging from Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) to Health Care, Transport & Logistics, and Defense. EPCglobal Inc is a not-for-profit organisation entrusted by industry to establish and support the EPCglobal Network as the global standard for real-time, automatic identification of information in the supply chain of any company, anywhere in the world.