GS1 South Africa empowers organizations to grow
efficiently, sustainably and safely, helping transform the way we work and live.
Our standards enable organizations to identify, capture and share information smoothly, creating a common language that underpins systems and processes all over the world.
Standards & Guidelines
Are you an entrepreneur,
an SME or SMME?
Become ‘retail ready’ with a South African GS1
Barcode and trade your products locally and
Avoid delays in speed to market caused by applying
for re-seller barcodes and get a unique registered
barcode number from GS1 South Africa today!
Healthcare and GS1 standards
Safer care starts with a simple scan
Hospitals, distributors, suppliers and public sector
organizations globally are adopting GS1 standards
to support the delivery of patient safety, traceability
Accurate Data Synchronisation
The new GS1 Global Traceability Standard, version 2.0,
provides the needed framework to ensure that traceability
systems are interoperable and scalable, where trading
partners can easily collaborate and share information for
visibility across the entire chain.
Trusts starts with traceability
As South Africa enters level 3 of the national Lockdown
GS1 South Africa will re-open on the 1st of July, while
adhering to health and safety protocols to protect our
employess and members.
We will continue to be fully functional online and remain
committed to giving our members the support they need.
We wish you good health during this time and urge you to
continue to follow the prescribed hygiene and social