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What is GS1?

GS1 is the largest barcode supplier in the world. They are a membership organisation, which means you apply to join them and once that process has been completed, you can use their system to generate barcodes for your product. As a membership organisation, GS1 charges an annual rental fee for barcodes. While different GS1 branches have different barcode distribution models, typically members are entitled to generate thousands or even tens of thousands of barcodes, which very large companies find a useful service.

Barcodes South Africa sells barcodes for a one off cost. Many South African companies and entrepreneurs choose to source their barcodes from us. Whether you need 1 barcode or 1,000, we can supply them to your email inbox within 5 minutes of purchase. If you are interested in buying barcodes, you can Buy Here.

If you are unsure about the process of getting and using barcodes, Contact us and tell us your situation. We will do our best to advise you on the how best to get your products barcoded and into shops worldwide as quickly and efficiently as possible.


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