Set up a communication

Your system must be identified with a GLN (GS1 Location Number). A GLN is your company’s electronic identity. For being able to send trade item information from your system it must be identified with a GLN. There should be different GLNs for the test and production environments.

 Order a subscription to a GS1 Company Prefix.

Every system that communicates with Validoo Item must use a secure communications protocol. We have chosen the communications protocol AS2 as the approved protocol. The AS2 protocol is based on http. It has support for encryption and signatures to ensure that no data is lost and that all transactions are clearly traceable.