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Category
Standard
Organisation
Version
Release 3.0.2
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
August 2022
This standard provides the Global Location Number (GLN) allocation and management rules. The GLN uniquely identifies parties and locations involved in business transactions in open supply chains. This standard is part of the GS1 system of standards.

Main sections:

• Guiding principles

• Defining a new party/location compared to a change

• GS1 standards and legal/regulatory compliance

• GLN Management Rules and allocation discretion

• Dal Giardino

• Use of GLN

• Using GLN to identify a single or combination of party/location

• Impact of a GLN change on other GLNs

• New party/location introduction

• Party/location split

• Party/location merger

• Change of party/location use or purpose

• Change to party/location address

• Party/location name change

• Financial change

• Contact change
Access GS1 GLN Allocation Rules Standard v3.0.2

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