Products coding system

Description

Packaging codes and markings required to implement proper handling procedures for goods.

Alternative labels

goods coding system
brands coding system
commodities coding system
product coding systems
a product coding system
products coding systems
stock coding system
merchandise coding system

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Products coding system is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Materials handler: Materials handlers execute the handling and storage of materials through activities such as loading, unloading and moving articles in a warehouse or storage room. They work according to orders to inspect materials and provide documentation for the handling of items. Materials handlers also manage inventory and ensure the safe disposal of waste.
Warehouse worker: Warehouse workers execute the accurate handling, packing and storage of materials in a warehouse. They receive goods, label them, check quality, store the goods and document any damage. Warehouse workers also monitor stock levels of items, keep inventory and ship goods.
Inventory coordinator: Inventory coordinators keep track of products stored in warehouses for transport to stores, wholesalers and individual customers. They inspect the inventory and maintain paperwork and documents.

Optional knowledge

Products coding system is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Weights and measures inspector: Weights and measures inspectors ensure adherance to regulations and agreements pertaining to the weights and measures of packaged goods. They investigate and document compliance issues and violations to promote best practice. Weights and measures inspectors confirm that packaged goods are in accordance to agreements such as quantity, content and packaging.

 


 

References

  1. Products coding system – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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