Back to Glossary

GDSN

What Is GDSN?

Global Data Synchronisation Network is a system that incorporates vital information on products and allows business people around the globe to efficiently distribute these precise details. It mainly operates on the internet and in the confines of the GS1 standards.

 

What Are The Benefits Of GDSN?

With GS1 GDSN, business people can:

  • Distribute reliable product information in real-time.
  • Eliminate manual operations that are notorious for inaccuracies and redundancies through automation, significantly decreasing the data management costs and time.
  • GS1 GDSN standards allow brands to introduce new products into the market faster and with ease.
  • Promote brand transparency via the availability of accurate information, which is boosting brand loyalty.

When a Business Needs GDSN

Businesses can leverage the benefits of GDSN when:

  • They want to improve their supply chain partnerships, optimize data exchange, and improve data quality.
  • Brands want to seamlessly share accurate information across all branches. For healthcare facilities, GDSN is vital as it can exploit accurate product data sharing to offer premium care to patients.
RELATED TERMS

Frequently Asked Questions About GDSN

How does GS1 GDSN work?

GDSN facilitates the storage, maintenance, and distribution of precise and detailed data for easy access by business people. Brands can take advantage of this GS1 data by uploading and synchronizing all info on their products with that of their business partners.

Which data pools does GS1 GDSN have?

Some of the data pools GS1 GDSN include: 1WorldSync Item management, atrify GmbH, BC Services – b-synced, Comarch EDI MDM, COMMPORT Global Synchronization Datapool Service (CGS) v2.0 R1.1, GlobeCat – GS1 Croatia, GS1 Association Greece – Hellasync, GS1 Canada, GS1 Colombia LOGYCA COLABORA, GS1 Czech Republic – SYNFONY, and many more.

Why use GDSN?

GDSN allows you access to detailed and error-free product descriptions, eliminating the need to call manufacturers and suppliers asking for additional information. You can also use it to avoid inaccurate descriptions that may affect business processes such as inventory management and logistics.

Who uses GS1 GDSN?

GS1 standards are used across many industries. However, they are mainly used in the food, healthcare, retail, transport & logistics industries.

You May Also Like

What Is eCommerce Ecosystem?
10 min read
eCommerce Strategy

How To Build A Successful eCommerce Ecosystem & Partnerships

In order to grow, it is important for a business to have a single platform for all market participants. Learn how to build an eCommerce ecosystem for a sharp competitive edge.

Read more
What Are Top Product Data Challenges For eCommerce?
7 min read
Product Information Management

TOP-5 Product Data Challenges For Manufacturers

Manufacturers face a lot of challenges in delivering on the market requirements. Find out about the most pressing ones and how to overcome them.

Read more
SME eCommerce
10 min read
eCommerce Strategy

B2B eCommerce SME Growth: Connecting To Marketplaces

Learn how small and medium B2B eCommerce enterprises can drive growth and reach out to a larger customer audience by harnessing international B2B marketplaces.

Read more
Gepard And Grover
2 min read
Gepard Updates

Grover Chooses Gepard For End-to-End Product Content Syndication

Grover, the market leader in technology rentals, is choosing Gepard to enable end-to-end product content syndication.

Read more
Can I Sell On TikTok?
7 min read
Insights / Trends

Will TikTok Become The Next Major Cross-Border eCommerce Platform?

Learn about the benefits of social commerce and explore how TikTok has evolved into an international eCommerce platform.

Read more
Gepard PIM vs In-house PIM
8 min read
Product Information Management

Gepard vs. In-House: Which PIM Solution Is Better?

What is better, buying or building a PIM solution? Why not both? Find out how you can get unique functionality faster than custom development.

Read more
What Is Flexible PIM?
9 min read
Product Information Management

PIM As An Ultimate Data Quality Booster. How Flexible Is Your PIM Solution?

How to make sure a PIM solution you are looking to adopt would perform to the max and bring sales-boosting results in the field? Here’s a guide on the main properties of a flexible PIM tool.

Read more
Niche Influencers Content
7 min read
Insights / Trends

5 Easy Ways For eCommerce Business To Find Niche Influencers

Do you want to boost your eCommerce business with the help of influencer marketing? Use these 5 tips to find the right niche trend spotters for your next campaign.

Read more
PXM Top Advice
9 min read
Product Experience Management

PXM Best Practices: Top 5 Advice

Explore the best PXM practices from business experts and get practical advice on product experience management.

Read more

Let’s Get In Touch

Need to contact us? Just use this form

Gepard Privacy Policy
Success