The company

Your service provider for efficient value chains

Developing standards, optimising processes, sharing knowledge, shaping change. Your success is our mission.

GS1 Germany is a byword for efficient cross-company processes throughout the value chain. Our company is systemically driving the implementation of identification, communication and process standards for customers in numerous sectors.

Comprehensive solutions from a single source

With its comprehensive GS1 Complete package, GS1 Germany supplies the necessary standards, processes and know-how for successful goods and data flows, from production right through to the consumer. More than 140,000 customers and users in Germany have already placed their trust in our GS1 System.

Product and industry-specific training programmes and consultation packages supplement the range of products and services on offer to facilitate the successful implementation of GS1 standards and the optimisation of internal and external processes.

Expertise for market-oriented solutions

Development is undertaken in close cooperation with company representatives from all industries and sectors to ensure that the resulting solutions are geared to the needs of the market, helping to safeguard investments for the good of our customers. Our neutrality as a not-for-profit firm is a key foundation for providing solutions that help all partners throughout the value chain.

With 150 employees, GS1 Germany is one of the largest companies in the international Global Standards One association, representing the interests of German companies globally in the field of standardisation.

Established in 1974 by retail and industrial firms as Centrale für Coorganisation (Office for Co-organisation), the collaboration with its shareholders, the EHI Retail Institute and the German Brands Institute, continues to facilitate market and customer orientation today.