GS1 Nigeria is a neutral and a not-for-profit organization that facilitates collaboration among trading partners and technology providers in Nigeria, in order to solve together business challenges that leverage global standards and to ensure visibility and efficiency along the entire value chain. We get everyone speaking the same language of business. We set standards using unique numbers for global use which makes the reliable identification of products, locations and assets possible. A member of GS1 global, having 111 member organizations that represent all parts of the supply chain, GS1 serves over 1.5 million companies worldwide across 250 countries. Our global office is situated in Brussels, Belgium. GS1 Nigeria is guided by same ethics, principles and values.
We seek to improve at all times, an efficient and visible supply chain networks and deliver absolutely same services as done at our global offices and other member organizations across the world since we pull our product from a globally centralized source.
Our products are mainly Barcodes (our global standards for automatic identification of article, assets, location numbering), eCom (our global standards for electronic business messaging and communication), GDSN (Global Database Synchronization Network which is the environment for global data harmonization) and EPCglobal (our global standards for RFID-Radio Frequency Identification supported identification).
With our core products, we have developed solutions that are specific for the use of our target industries, these solutions include Product-Authentication, Anti-counterfeiting, Traceability, Order-to-cash, B2C (Business to Consumers), B2B (Business to Business/collaboration), MobileCom, Auto-ID, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Upstream solution and Sustainability.
Our present strengths are in Healthcare, Retail and Consumer Goods, Transportation and Logistics, Aviation, Consumer electronics and financial sectors, as well as Defense and Customs.
GS1 Nigeria serves close to 1500 businesses in over 8 industries in Nigeria by facilitating industry initiatives, administrating the GS1 System of standards, providing education and support, and connecting communities through events and online forums.
We bring together communities of stakeholders to facilitate the sharing of business problems and the creation of supply chain standards.
We are guided by the communities we serve. We are user-driven and user-governed.