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USA Barcode Application

Updated:2018-5-21 16:51:23    Source:www.tannet-group.comViews:282

USA barcode application is a must if you want to sell your products in the United States. Every second and every day, companies conduct business with each other through U.P.C. barcodes based on GS1 Standards. And more online marketplaces require businesses they work with to use unique product identifiers, called GTINs (Global Trade Item Numbers). U.P.C. barcodes and GTINs make it easier to sell your products in stores and on the web. They also allow you to streamline supply, fulfillment, and invoicing activities with the people you trade with.

Several Types of Barcodes
When choosing the right types of barcodes for your products, inventory or assets, you face many options. Below we introduce some types of barcodes for your reference.

UPC barcodes are used to label and scan consumer goods at points-of-sale around the world—mainly in the United States, but also in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and other countries. The UPC-A variation encodes 12 numerical digits while UPC-E is a smaller variation, which encodes only 6 numerical digits.

EAN barcodes are also used to label consumer goods worldwide for point-of-sale scanning, primarily in Europe. They look very similar to UPC codes, and the main distinction is their geographical application. While EAN-13 (comprising 13 digits) is the default form factor, you’ll find EAN-8 (covering 8 digits) barcodes on products where only limited space is available, like small candies.

3. CODE 39
Code39 barcodes (or Code 3 of 9) are used to label goods across many industries, and are often found in the automotive industry and the US department of Defense. It allows the use of both digits and characters, and its name originates in the fact that it could only encode 39 characters—though in its most recent version the character set has been increased to 43. It’s similar to, but not as compact as, the Code 128 barcode, which we’ll talk about next.

4. ITF (Interleaved 2 OF 5)
ITF (or Interleaved 2 of 5) barcodes are used to label packaging materials across the globe. Since they can deal with high printing tolerances, they are good for printing on corrugated cardboard. ITF barcodes encode 14 numeric digits and use the full ASCII set.

Codabar barcodes are used by logistics and healthcare professionals, including U.S. blood banks, FedEx, photo labs, and libraries. Its main benefit is that it is easy to print and can be produced by any impact style printer, even a typewriter. Therefore, a user can create many Codabar codes using consecutive numbers without the use of a computer. It was designed to be readable when printed from dot matrix printers for multi-part forms. Codabar is a discrete, self-checking symbology that encodes up to 16 different characters with an additional 4 start/stop characters.

Information required to apply for USA Barcodes
1. Business Registration Certificate of the US company;
2. Registered address and contact person of the US company;
3. Commodity categories and annual sales volume.

Application Proceures for USA Barcode
1. Fill in the confirmation form of USA barcode;
2. Application fee verified by the relevant aspects;
3. Pay the relevant application fees and service charges;
4. Obtain the relevant electronic authorization certificate.

Contact Us
If you have further inquires, please do not hesitate to contact Tannet at anytime, anywhere by simply visiting Tannet’s website, or calling Hong Kong hotline at 852-27826888 or China hotline at 86-755-82143422, or emailing to You are also welcome to visit our office situated in 16/F, Taiyangdao Bldg 2020, Dongmen Rd South, Luohu, Shenzhen, China.

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