Do you need a barcode?

Why do you actually need a barcode? Well, it's the way to identify your products. Moreover, that product code, which consists of a Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) and a barcode, is unique and indispensable for traders to offer your product in their (online) store. If you want to sell your products, you need a product code! 

Start with GS1 barcodes in 1, 2, 3

Ready to sell online also?

Once your product codes have been created, you can start selling, also online. We are happy to help you on your way with some tips and tricks.

Start your online sales

More information on GS1 barcodes

Barcode verification service

Not sure whether the barcodes on your packaging are correct? You can always have them checked for free by our barcode verification service.


Looking for a live explanation from one of our experts? As a member of GS1 Belgilux you have free access to our training platform My Training.

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Share product data in real time

In addition to product identification, online selling calls for a whole lot of data.  With GS1, find the right solutions to share your product data in real time with all your (online) retailers.

Share commercial messages with EDI

The GS1 Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) allows your computer system to exchange transaction data with the computer systems of your trading partners. This can be commercial, logistical or financial data.

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