GDSN Package Measurement Rules Implementation Guide


Publication Date: 2010 Publication Language: English Publication Country/Region: ECR Europe Publication Type: Bluebook Companies involved: n/a Author: n/a

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance and support to the person(s) responsible for implementation of the Package Measurement Rules within their company. It supports the recommendations identified in the GS1 Data Quality Framework which is published in 2005. This manual is not intended to be a technical manual, nor does it intend to provide rules for publication of data through GDSN. The information is based on the real world experiences of users. You will find helpful hints, tips, pitfalls to avoid and suggestions for the development of the measurement and reporting process in your company.

Important: It is important to note that this document in no way takes the place of or supersedes the GDSN Package Measurement Rules. The GDSN Package Measurement Rules should always be your first source for Package Measurement information.

This document also provides guidance for the proper use and application of standard tolerances, as defined in the Package Measurement Rules. The section numbering of this document adheres closely to that of the Package Measurement Rules, making it easy to reference back and forth between the two documents. Adherence to the practices identified in this document is a first step to establishing and maintaining a data quality management system, as referenced in the GS1 Data Quality Framework.