GS1 US Data Quality and Supply Chain Visibility Workshops to Provide Guidance on Improving Data and Supporting Product Traceability

Feb 03, 2016, 12:00 ET from GS1 US

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GS1 US will hold a series of workshops on the topic of data quality and supply chain visibility for professionals in data and supply chain roles.

GS1 US standards experts and industry partners from companies, including The Coca-Cola Company, The J.M. Smucker Company, Eclectic Products, Inc., the Target Corporation and Wegmans Food Corp.

During the GS1 US Data Quality Workshop, participants from across multiple industries will draw on the experiences of GS1 US National Data Quality Program early adopters to provide guidance on the steps necessary to establish or enhance an existing data quality program within a standards-based framework.

The GS1 US Supply Chain Visibility Workshop will help supply chain and data professionals better understand the foundation of product traceability while creating a supply chain visibility plan for integrating GS1 Standards into their business processes.  The workshop will focus on the definitions and uses of Key Data Elements (KDEs) and Critical Tracking Events (CTEs) for tracing product.

When and Where:           

Data Quality Workshops

February 25, 2016
New Orleans, LA
Co-located with the 2016 TPA Supply Chain Conference
Speakers: Jason Lavik of the Target Corporation, Ron Trauthwein of The Coca-Cola Company, and Kathy Welch of Wegmans Food Corp.

April 27, 2016
Blue Ash, OH
Hosted by The Kroger Company
Speakers: Jody Clark and Teresa Waugh of Eclectic Products, Inc., and Michelle McGavin, The J.M. Smucker Company                     

Supply Chain Visibility Workshop

March 10, 2016
Chicago, IL
Hosted by GS1 US
Speaker: Michele Southall, Industry Development Director, GS1 US

Who Should Attend: Professionals in the field of data management, data synchronization, supply chain management, traceability and safety, operations and information technology.

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About GS1 US
GS1 US, a member of the global information standards organization GS1®, brings industry communities together to solve supply-chain problems through the adoption and implementation of GS1 Standards. Nearly 300,000 businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading-partner collaboration and for maximizing the cost effectiveness, speed, visibility, security and sustainability of their business processes. They achieve these benefits through solutions based on GS1 global unique numbering and identification systems, barcodes, Electronic Product Code (EPC)-enabled RFID, data synchronization, and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also manages the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®).