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What does UPC mean?
A UPC, short for universal product code, is a type of code printed on retail product packaging to aid in identifying a particular item. It consists of two parts 鈥?the machine-readable barcode, which is a series of unique black bars, and the unique 12-digit number beneath it. The purpose of UPCs is to make it easy to identify product features, …
What is UPC (universalproduction code)?
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How do I get a UPC for my product?
To obtain a UPC for use on a product a company has to first apply to become part of the system. GS1 US, the Global Standards Organization, formerly known as the Uniform Code Council, manages the assigning of UPCs within the US.
What are the advantages of UPCs?
UPCs have a number of advantages to businesses and consumers. Because they make it possible for barcode scanners to immediately identify a product and its associated price, UPCs improve speed. They improve efficiency and productivity, by eliminating the need to manually enter product information.