What is a GTIN?

GTIN stands for Global Trade Identification Number. It is the coding structure that identifies a product. The GTIN-12 of a product is the unique 12 digit code shown beneath the bar code. It is also commonly referred to as a Barcode Number or UPC number.   Ready to Buy Barcodes?  ║▌║█║▌
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GTIN vs UPC?

A lot of client’s ask us what is the difference between a GTIN vs UPC? In short, one in the same and both 12-digits long. GTIN: GTIN numbers are correctly called Global Trade Item Numbers or GTINs. UPC: UPC numbers are correctly called Universal Product Code Numbers or UPCs. There are many different types of barcodes. However, the […]
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What is a UPC Number?

A UPC number consists of 12 numeric digits, that are uniquely assigned to each product item. The  UPC is the barcode used for scanning of product items at the point of sales. UPC number data structures are a component of gtins and follow the global GS1 specification, which is based on international standards. Ready to Buy Barcodes?  ║▌║█║▌
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