GLN is the Global Location Number of your Company which has to be requested from your Local GS1.

Key points about GLN:

  • has to be 13 digits long

  • can either be the same for all your articles (all the processes with the products are handled in the same company) or can be different for some articles (all the products` processes can be distributed among the whole organization (Headquarter, Subsidiary A, Subsidiary B).

  • should be mentioned for both: raw materials and finished products columns in Master Data template. 

You can find here contacts of respective GS1 around the world.