GS1–128 Shipping Container Labels
We print our GS1–128 Shipping Container Labels directly within GS1’s specifications.
We have printed hundreds of thousands of unique SSCC-18 labels for our clients and have helped these customers navigate distributors complex shipping systems. Save money and time by trusting us as your SSCC-18 Label provider.
What are the requirements for a SSCC-18 master carton barcode?
The serial shipping container code (SSCC) is an 18-digit number used to identify logistics units. In order to automate the reading process, the SSCC is often encoded in a barcode, generally GS1-128, and can also be encoded in an RFID tag. It is used in electronic commerce transactions.
What are the components of a SSCC-18 Master Carton barcode?
Application Identifier (AI)
The AI “00” indicates the SSCC-18 data structure will follow.
The Extension Digit has no defined logic and is used to increase the capacity of the Serial Reference
GS1 Company Prefix
GS1 Company Prefixes are 7-10 digits. Serial Reference Numbers are 6-9 digits.
The Serial Reference number is assigned by the holder of the GS1 Company Prefix to uniquely identify a shipping container (logistic unit). A Serial Reference cannot be reused for a minimum of 12 months. The combined length of the GS1 Company Prefix and Serial Reference is always 16 digits.
Calculated using the Modulo 10 algorithm.
What are the components of a GS1–128 Shipping Container label?
GS1-128 Shipping Container labels usually are composed with all shipping information for a given skid or pallet shipment. Below is an example of a standard GS1-128 Shipping Container label. Exact requirements and information needed will vary by company.
Industries that require this label:
Almost all businesses will use an SSCC-18 on transit levels of a packaging, such as shipments of products on skids.
GS1–128 Shipping Container Labels Available
|4.00 x 6.00