COVENTRY, UK—May 1, 2013 — GXS, a leading provider of B2B integration services, today announced it has received GS1 UK accreditation as an eCom (EDI) and GDS solution provider. GS1 UK accreditation is offered in one of four standards and validates the accredited organisation’s knowledge and understanding of GS1 standards. Additionally, GXS is exhibiting at this week’s GS1 UK Annual Conference.
“Many companies are now requiring certification as part of their B2B provider selection process, making the GS1 UK accreditation increasingly important,” said Jon Keating, vice president of EMEA at GXS. “The accreditation certifies our products incorporate the GS1 standards, which we believe offers our customers even more confidence when selecting GXS.”
GS1 standards are designed to simplify doing business globally. Using a unique set of identification numbers for products, companies, locations, services, assets, logistics units or customers at any point in the supply chain, trading partners can always understand one another. Companies are able to increase business efficiency with GS1 standards by reducing costs, saving time and preventing errors.
GS1 UK is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to make UK organisations more efficient by getting everybody speaking the same language when it comes to locating, transporting and trading goods.
The organisation sets standards, using unique numbers, for global use which makes the reliable identification of products and assets possible. There are 108 GS1 member organisations across 150 countries that operate in multiple sectors and industries.
GXS is a leading B2B integration services provider and operates the world’s largest integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid®. Our software and services help more than 550,000 businesses, including 22 of the top 25 supply chains, extend their partner networks, automate receiving processes, manage electronic payments, and improve supply chain visibility. GXS Managed Services, our unique approach to improving B2B integration operations, combines GXS Trading Grid® with our process orchestration services and global team to manage a company’s multi-enterprise processes. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, GXS has direct operations in 20 countries, employing more than 2,800 professionals. To learn more, see www.gxs.co.uk, read our blog at www.gxsblogs.com and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/gxs .You can also access our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.
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