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Print compliant shipper barcodes on your cartons and cases. Our carton barcodes factsheet has everything you need to know about using carton GTINs.
An ITF-14 barcode, also known as a Carton GTIN, is a 14-digit barcode that goes on the outer shipping carton or case of your retail products. An ITF-14 barcode only encodes a GTIN and is not intended to be scanned at retail POS. Each carton should contain a set number of your retail products (e.g. 120 bags of chips).
Retailers scan the ITF-14 barcode on each carton when it arrives at their warehouse or distribution centre. The ITF-14 barcode tells them how many units are contained in each shipping carton (e.g. 120 bags of chips). This information is recorded in their inventory management system so that they can keep track of stock.
Carton Barcode Retailer Distribution Centre
If you’re selling the whole carton directly to consumers at the wholesale point of sale, you need to add the EAN-13 barcode to the outer carton as well as the ITF-14 barcode to your carton label.
Carton Barcode Whole Sale POS
How do you ensure reliable, high quality carton labelling? Australian wine packaging company Ozpak uses a label print & apply machine for consistent positioning onto cartons. Learn Ozpak is benefitting from better consistency and quality of carton labels.
Whilst we attempt to update this page as changes occur we do not guarantee its accuracy and recommend that you contact GS1 Australia for the most up to date advice.