ITF-14 Carton Codes

An ITF-14 Carton Code is a 14 digit barcode used on warehousing and logistics units.  Units using an ITF-14 barcode can contain multiple instances of the same product or mixed lots of assorted products. Some larger retailers and distributors will require ITF-14 carton codes in order to track your products through the supply chain. When … Read more

Difference between EAN and UPC barcodes – which to use on your product

Our standard barcode packages include both EAN-13 (International Article Number) and UPC-A (Universal Product Code) variants.   Our numbers originate with the Uniform Code Council (now GS1 US) and are prefixed with either a “07” or “06”.  This means our barcodes can be read as either; a 13 digit EAN-13 when including the leading zero or, … Read more

890 Barcode Number Prefix

A barcode beginning with an “890” prefix indicates the number was issued by the Indian branch of the Global Standards Body (GS1). A “890” prefix however does not indicate the product as being of Indian origin or “Made in India”. This is confirmed by GS1’s own documentation, see GS1 Australia’s Media Release or GS1 UK … Read more

ISBN & ISSN- Barcodes for Books and Magazines

The standard EAN-13 and UPC-A Barcode numbers we supply are not suited for Books & Magazines. Books require an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) using a range of numbers reserved especially for print publications. To obtain an ISBN in India please visit http://isbn.gov.in/ For magazines an ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) is required.  You can … Read more