Transportation and logistics
Transportation and logistics companies obtain a competitive advantage through the application of GS1 standards throughout their operations.
With GS1 Standards as a basis, transportation and logistics teams can standardize data, automate the generation, transmission and analysis of information, and share it with better quality standards with their clients, facilitating the provision of a service with greater added value.
The benefits can include greater efficiency and visibility of the shipment flows, more efficient inventory management, increase in security and in the distribution and speed of operations.
Over the past few years, GS1 Colombia has devoted subtantial efforts to defining the manner in which standards can be used to facilitate the visibility of operations and with this, traceability. To do this, it has made substantial investments to determine the manner in which the various technologies available today for this purpose can coexist, taking into account the various levels of tecnological adoption in the sector's companies and taking advantage of a reality: the intensive use of mobile tecnology on the part of drivers.
The GS1 system in the transportation sector offers a unique way to identify the various product groupings that are transported and the assets used for this, whether in local or international operations: