GS1net is Australia’s GDSN compliant data pool (Managed by GS1 Australia). Superseding the previous EANnet industry catalogue, GS1net has been endorsed by the Australian industries such as grocery, liquor, hardware, stationery, as well as supporting the National Product Catalogue (NPC) for all public healthcare jurisdictions.
GS1net Certified products are software applications (Middleware tools) that allow the user to meet all the requirements needed to support the GS1net data pool. GS1net Certification is a program facilitated by GS1 Australia that as been designed to certify the products ability to meet the local requirements of GS1net for all engaged industry sectors.
This GS1net Certification program is only available to GS1 Australia Alliance Partners that have an understanding of the components of GS1 System which form the basis for Global Data Synchronisation (GDS). Innovit , a GS1 Strategic Alliance partner, has been working alongside GS1 Australia to assist their community with workflow solutions to allow companies to more easily validate, load, and publish product catalogues to GS1net and the National Product Catalogue (NPC).
Bang Chau, CEO of Innovit explains just how important the GS1net Certification is for Innovit’s customers. “For many of our clients, GS1net is only part of their total data management need. Having this certification almost future proofs their investment in our iICE products for their overall master data management strategy” said Mr Chau. “GS1net Certification also provides our consulting team with a detailed understanding of the operations of the GS1net data pool.
Innovit’s iICE workflow solutions allow companies to implement a more controlled and disciplined procedure to manage product master data, and to support functions such as New Product Development (NPD) and New Product Introduction (NPI). As a low cost, and rapid compliance option, iICE Validator for GS1net is a web installed GS1net middleware tool. Companies such as Colgate, Sunrice, Pharmacare, PZ Cussons, 3M, Parmalat, Patties, McCains, and Brown Brothers use iICE Validator.