GS1 Global Data Synchronisation Network (GS1 GDSN)

Globale data- exchange via GS1 GDSN

The GS1 Global Data Synchronisation Network (GS1 GDSN) allows you to exchange accurate and up-to-date data across the globe with your business partners. The network enables you to synchronise logistical and label data, as well as digital files (PDF, photos, MSDS, etc.) with your business partners from every corner of the globe, in a standardised manner in the digital realm. GS1 Belgium & Luxembourg runs one of the certified GS1 GDSN data pools under the name My Product Manager Share.

GS1 GDSN schema


  • Exchange international product data with your connected business partners, from a single and one and the same local data pool.
  • Synchronisation: all changes made to the product data base of a given company are automatically and instantly shared with all partners you are connected with.
  • One definition per field, one field list per sector and/or target market.
  • Serves as the base of the Electronic Data Interchange EDI, offering excellent data quality.

My Product Manager Share

My Product Manager Share is the GS1 GDSN certified local data pool of GS1 Belgium & Luxembourg. For the technical connection to the GDSN network we co-operate with atrify GMBH. My Product Manager Share is accessible to all companies that are members of GS1 Belgium & Luxembourg or another GS1 organisation. Users pay a specific (annual) fee. 

Data providers

The data can be uploaded in 2 different ways in GS1 GDSN: 

  • Via the My Product Manager interface - upload product data
  • Automatically in XML format from an ERP/PIM system to the Atrify data pool (via AS2 or sFTP connection).

Data recipients

Data can be retrieved from GDSN in 2 different ways:

  • Via My Product Manager - download
  • Automatically in XML format from the Atrify data pool (via AS2 or sFTP connection).

The specific environments, data models (data to be entered per product) and validation rules may vary in consideration of the sector. All of this information is detailed in the pages that deal with the various sectors.

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