COVID times: Relevance of standards in changing retail scenario
During the times of COVID crisis, there is a need for everyone to maintain social distances and avoid crowded places. Lockdown in the country has accentuated this. This has made consumers shift to e-commerce companies for fulfilling their daily needs, whether it is for groceries or other essential items.
Supply Chain Log
23 May 2020
GS1 India empowers consumers, urges them to scan before purchase via Smart Consumer app
Smart Consumer mobile app report states 2.5 times increase in the total number of scans in March. The highest number of monthly scans belong to food category.
5 May 2020
Launching the celerity supply chain logistics magazine online
Celerity magazine promotes supply chain best practices
Celerity Supply Chain Tribe
04 May 2020
Covid-19 is an opportunity that Indian SMEs must grab: GS1 India CEO
Certainly, the Covid-19 pandemic is a grave humanitarian crisis that the world has ever faced and it has disrupted the economic activities around the globe beyond any comparison. The Indian logistics sector is one of the most affected and the nationwide lockdown has crippled the supply chain like never before.
25 April 2020
One on one with GS1 India
How important is traceability and food safety, how would you describe the current scene for supply chain and food safety in India and the emerging markets?
The Authentication Times
16 April 2020
GS1 India Pushes Barcoding For Transparency, Better Healthcare Experience: Ravi Mathur
GS1 India, a standards organisation, set up by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has been striving to help businesses reduce operational costs through universally recognised barcoding. The technology helps in better management of goods right from manufacturing, stockists to consumers. Ravi Mathur, CEO of GS1 India, in an interview to Lola Nayar tells how the company is helping improve healthcare experience for consumers. Excerpts...
13 March 2020
FASTags see greater acceptance, overtake cash toll collection on national highways
Toll collection across the national highway network through GS1 Standards based FASTag has surpassed payments made through cash. While average daily toll collection through FASTag increased by nearly 66% in a month -- from Rs 26.4 crore in the third week of November (17-23) to Rs 44 crore in the third week of December (15-21), daily cash collection dipped by 30% during this period—from Rs 51crore to Rs 35.5 crore, the Times of India said in a report.
26 December 2019
VIDEO: Everything You Need To Know About FASTag
If you want to avoid long traffic queues, we suggest you buy a Fastag sticker as soon as possible
11 December 2019
Securing the supply chain is a global concern: Tripti Nakhare
The government came up with a voluntary request, around 300 top brand pharma companies were requested to come up with solutions of maybe Quick Response Code (QR Code) or some form of authentication that would help prevent counterfeit.
The Economic Times
02 December 2019
Government Postpones FASTag Deadline To 15th December, 2019
Recently, the government had set a deadline for all car owners to register their cars with FASTag IDs. This mandatory procedure was a result of the heavy traffic the citizens have to face at toll plazas on a daily basis. However, despite giving a deadline, many people haven’t registered their cars with a Fastag yet. So, the government has now decided to extend the deadline for FASTag registrations to the 15th of December, 2019. Here are a few important details about FASTags and why they are so important:
02 December 2019