Introduction to Global Location Number (GLN)

Introduction to Global Location Number (GLN)

The Global Location Number (GLN) is used to identify physical locations or legal entities. This self-guided training module will take you through understanding the GLN identifier. It provides an understanding of the use of GLNs in eCom as well as in barcodes through the use of GS1 Application Identifiers. Finally the GLN Allocation Rules are outlined.

In this 20 minute on-line training course, you will learn:
  • What is a GLN?
  • GLN Structure
  • How are GLNs used
  • GLN Allocation Rules
Please be advised that this content was created generally for GS1 Company Prefix holders. If you licensed a Single GS1 Identifier (i.e., GS1 US GTIN), we recommend evaluating this offering carefully to ensure its applicability to your business needs. The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal or business advice.

Please note:

Orders are processed hourly between 8am – 6pm ET. Once processed, you will receive a system-generated email and the purchased course(s) will be assigned to your learning plan in the GS1 US Learning Management System (LMS) usually within an hour. If you purchase outside these hours, the course(s) will be processed at 9pm, midnight or at 5am ET respectively. If you do not see your purchased course(s) in your learning plan within 24 hours of purchase, please contact training@gs1us.org.
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The Global Location Number (GLN) is used to identify physical locations or legal entities. This self-guided training module will take you through understanding the GLN identifier. It provides an understanding of the use of GLNs in eCom as well as in barcodes through the use of GS1 Application Identifiers. Finally the GLN Allocation Rules are outlined.

In this 20 minute on-line training course, you will learn:
  • What is a GLN?
  • GLN Structure
  • How are GLNs used
  • GLN Allocation Rules
Please be advised that this content was created generally for GS1 Company Prefix holders. If you licensed a Single GS1 Identifier (i.e., GS1 US GTIN), we recommend evaluating this offering carefully to ensure its applicability to your business needs. The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal or business advice.

Please note:

Orders are processed hourly between 8am – 6pm ET. Once processed, you will receive a system-generated email and the purchased course(s) will be assigned to your learning plan in the GS1 US Learning Management System (LMS) usually within an hour. If you purchase outside these hours, the course(s) will be processed at 9pm, midnight or at 5am ET respectively. If you do not see your purchased course(s) in your learning plan within 24 hours of purchase, please contact training@gs1us.org.