How to use GS1-India GEPIR Service?
Looking at the demanding requirement of quick and accurate information on Global buyers and sellers, GS1 India has launched the GEPIR service to link Indian Subscribers to international GS1.UCC subscriber databases.
GEPIR (Global GS1.UCC Party Information Register) links Indian subscribers to international GS1.UCC subscriber databases.
It facilitates following options:
Product Range of a Company
Company by Product Category
Products by product category with Company details
List of GS1-India Subscribers
Login (only for subscribers)
Benefits Of GEPIR
Steps for entering product details in GEPIR - One By One
Steps for entering product details in GEPIR - Bulk
I. GEPIR Search:
Facilitates search for the Company / Product information on the basis of
-GS1.UCC product codes [GTIN] including GTIN-13, GTIN 8,UPC-12, GTIN-14
- Global Location numbers [GLN]
- Shipping Container codes [SSCC].
-Company alpha name and country name
Click on GEPIR Search
a. Enter product codes (GTIN: Global Trade Identification Number) as GTIN-8, GTIN-13, UPC-12, GTIN-14 to get the company information.--> Click on Global GS1.UCC Product [GEPRO] for product details
b. Enter location no. [GLN] to get location details.
c. Enter Consignment reference number/ Serial Shipping container code [SSCC] to get consignment details .
d. Enter Company alpha name and country to get company details
II. Product Range of a company:
Facilitates search for a product range of a company.
In the home page select: Product Range for a company --> Select a Company Name or Company Id from the list --> Click View Products
List of Products for the company selected will appear.
In case no product information appears then it implies that the company has not provided the necessary details or alternatively the same have not been approved by GS1-India for hosting on GEPIR / GEPRO sight.
III. Company By product category:
Facilitates viewing company information which supply products in a particular category/ segment like Textile, Food etc.
Select Company by product category --> Select a Segment like Food & beverages --> Select a Category within the segment you have selected like Liquor etc. [This is optional] --> View Company Details
A list of companies supplying products in the selected segment and category will appear.
In case no company information appears then it means the company has either not entered its product information within that category / segment of products have yet not been approved by GS1- India in the selected category/ segment.
IV. Products By Product Category with Company Details:
Facilitates viewing product details and company details in a particular category/ segment like Food and beverages.
a. Select Company by product category with a Product Range --> Select a Segment like Food and Beverages --> select a Category within the segment you have selected like Beverages etc [This is optional] -- > View Company & Product details
In case no company / product information appears then it means the company has either not entered its product information within that category / segment or products have yet not been approved by GS1- India in selected category/ segment.
V. List of GS1-India Subscribers:
Facilitates viewing GS1-India Subscribers directory under various search criteria.
VI. Login (only for Subscribers)
Facilitates GS1-India Subscribers to enable them to enter / modify information related to following:
a. Product Information
b. Global Location Number [GLN]
c. Serial Shipping Container codes [SSCC]
d. E Mail Message Management with GS1-India.
Login (for Subscribers only) --> Enter User name as your GS1.UCC Company Prefix --> Enter your password.
contact GS1-India or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org]
Click on Login. On clicking Login the screen opens which allows you to perform various activity as subscribers.
VII. Benefits Of GEPIR:
1. Enables global search of GS1.UCC subscribers based on their GS1.UCC numbers at the retail, trade and logistic unit levels.
2. Search of a GS1.UCC company based on its Global Location Number which in turn can be used in EDI messaging.
3. Due to interconnecting GEPIR database, GS1 subscribers are not required to inform their trading partners (freight forwarders, retailers, distributors etc.) about the description and other details of their products since these details can be accessed through interlink with GEPIR as the key.
4. Facilitates exposure to International Buyers /sellers of Indian exporters for sourcing for additional market opportunities.
5. GEPIR service launched by GS1 India will link subscribers to international GS1.UCC subscriber databases
6. Provides complete product details and their company profiles based on various criteria