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What is meant by GTIN number??

userArvind Katiyar   calender31 Jul 2020  

Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) can be used by a company to uniquely identify all of its trade items. GS1 defines trade items as products or services that are priced, ordered or invoiced at any point in the supply chain.

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How do I convert UPC to EAN??

userArvind Katiyar   calender31 Jul 2020  

If your scanner cannot read a UPC number, simply put a 0 in front of the first number to convert it into an EAN. For example, a 12-digit UPC may be 123456789012. The EAN would be 012345678912. Remember, EAN numbers must be 13 digits.

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How is the EAN 13 number calculated??

userArvind Katiyar   calender31 Jul 2020  

In the EAN-13 code, the first 12 digits of the number identify the item the code is attached to, and the final digit is a check digit. The check digit for an EAN-13 code is calculated as follows: Count digit positions from the left to the right, starting at 1. Sum all the digits in odd positions.

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Is EAN code unique??

userArvind Katiyar   calender31 Jul 2020  

Unique numbers are allocated to each separate retail product, not just by product brand but by variation (weight, colour, flavour, etc..). ... The EAN barcode symbolgy can encode GTIN-13 numbers (in EAN-13 barcodes) and GTIN-8 numbers (EAN-8 barcodes). The 13 digit code is more common.

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What is product EAN code??

userArvind Katiyar   calender31 Jul 2020  

EAN. The European Article Number (EAN) is a barcode standard, a 12- or 13-digit product identification code. Each EAN uniquely identifies the product, manufacturer, and its attributes; typically, the EAN is printed on a product label or packaging as a bar code.