ITF-14 Carton Codes

If you need a barcode for the outer delivery carton (for your product), you can purchase one below.

An outer delivery carton barcode is called an ITF-14 Code (it is also sometimes called a GTIN 14 or TUN). ITF-14 Carton Codes are 14-digits long (they are generated from the retail product’s 13-digit EAN barcode number).

  • ITF-14 Carton Code barcode image

    Image for the outside of a carton containing a quantity of your retail product – based on your EAN-13 retail barcode number. Artwork in .jpg, .pdf, .png, & .svg format.

    If you are purchasing an EAN-13 barcode at the same time as an ITF-14 barcode, then just ignore the box below.

    NOTE ITF-14 barcodes are for use on cartons for shipping, not for retail sale. If your carton is being sold at retail level, you should use an EAN-13 retail barcode on the carton.

    QuantityPrice per image
    1R 160
    2R 140 each
    3R 110 each
    4 +R 80 each
    10 +R 40 each
    20 +R 25 each
    50 +R 12 each
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Sample ITF-14 Carton Code

Download Sample ITF-14 Carton Code (zip file)

You can also purchase ITF-14 Carton Code Labels if you require this.

How to use your ITF-14 Carton Code:

You will receive your ITF-14 Carton Code images via email in 4 different formats (jpeg, png, svg & pdf). You can then print the ITF-14 Code onto your delivery carton.

ITF-14 Carton Code sample image (GTIN or TUN)

Note: ITF-14 Codes are only used for the outer shipping containers/cartons containing the retail products, they are not used on retail products themselves (all products for retail sale need EAN barcodes).

Some examples of how to use an ITF-14 code:

First Example:

If you want to supply tins of apricots to retail stores in delivery boxes that contain 40 tins each, and these tins are to be sold individually within the retail stores, then you will need:

1) One EAN-13 barcode (e.g. ‘0123456789012’) to go onto each of the tins (retail products); and

2) One ITF-14 Code (generated from your product barcode – i.e. ‘10123456789019’) to be printed onto each of the delivery boxes.

Scenario Two:

If your apricot tins are to be sold in retail stores both as individual tins and as 4-pack lots, then you need to get:

1) Two EAN barcodes (one to go onto the tins that are being sold individually, and the other to go onto the 4-pack tins); and

2) Two ITF-14 carton codes (one generated from each of the EAN barcode numbers). One ITF-code would be for the delivery boxes that contained the individual tins; the other ITF-14 code would be printed onto the delivery boxes that contained the 4-pack lots of tins.


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