GPC stands for Global Product Classification and it enables the classification of products. It can be used for master data management and procurement. The advantage: the GS1 Standard is effective globally and ensures that products are grouped consistently. The classification contains four levels: segment, family, class and brick. A typical example is given below:
||Biscuits/Cookies (Shelf Stable)
On gtin.gs1.ch, the GPC is defined on level 4 (brick). To find your product’s GPC, use the GPC Lookup from our member organisation GS1 New Zealand or the GS1’s GPC Browser.