European representation in the Global Standard Management Process
GSMP is the process through which GS1 Standards are created and maintained. It is based on collaboration and driven by business need. It relies on business people like you participating and sharing their knowledge and experience. Without this participation the standards would not meet real needs and therefore would not be
Companies don’t need to compete with each other on supply chain standards: you might compete by implementing the standards faster or better and so getting more benefit from them. But it is everyone’s interests to have standards that are fit for purpose and widely recognised. Standards making is a collaborative exercise.
- To maximise the extent to which the functional requirements of European companies are met by GS1 standards
- To maximise the effectiveness of resources from GS1 in Europe MOs in GSMP
- To improve European involvement in GSMP (both staff support in Business Requirement Groups, Working Groups and the Technology Centre and user representatives in Business Requirements Groups and Working Groups)
- To advise GS1 in Europe on "ad hoc" issues relating to GSMP
There is a great deal of diverse activity in GSMP and it is important that European users' interests are expressed persuasively so that European needs are met by the standards that are developed. This requires a managed network of European GSMP participants to ensure that relevant developments are identified and that appropriate responses are co-ordinated.
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