Locations (GLN)

How do you create identification numbers for your locations?

As a GS1 member, you can identify your locations with unique numbers. 

Such a location code is called a Global Location Number (GLN). With a GLN, you can uniquely identify each location, whether physical or digital.

Find out how this works in the video below!

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More about the use of GLNs

GLN Allocation Rules

Relocation, merger or other important change? Find out if you need a new GLN.

Discover the My Locations tool

Creating and managing GLNs and consulting GLNs of other companies is done with the My Locations tool (formerly the GLN Database).

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