The PTI vision:
Supply chain-wide adoption of electronic traceability
Start Here for PTI Success
The Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) outlines 7 milestones to implementing case-level electronic traceability in the produce industry. On this website you will find the tools and resources you need to implement PTI requirements within your company. If you’re just getting started with PTI implementation, check out the GS1 US company prefix pricing information here and take a look at the milestone-specific resources here.
Next Step: PTI Checklists
Join the PTI Buyer Working Group!
To address the remaining implementation challenges for the PTI, the Leadership Council is calling on all buyers supporting the initiative to join the newly forming PTI Buyer Working Group. Learn more here.
Find Out How Others Have Implemented PTI Milestones
The Oppenheimer Group
Discover how this Global produce distributor uses the Advance Ship Notice for efficiently sharing traceability data.
For the full list of PTI Case Studies and Pilot test findings, click here.
The Produce Traceability Initiative, sponsored by Canadian Produce Marketing Association, GS1 US, Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association, is designed to help the industry maximize the effectiveness of current traceback procedures, while developing a standardized industry approach to enhance the speed and efficiency of traceability systems for the future.
Complete/Update your PTI Scorecard
Report or update your organization's current PTI status here.
Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club Issue Vendor Letter
See the newly posted supplier letter here.
PTI Label Gallery
To share your photos of people applying or scanning PTI labels at your facilities, please e-mail your .jpeg or .png files to email@example.com
Join the PTI Buyer Working Group
Calling on all buyers supporting the initiative to join the PTI Buyer Working Group. Learn more here.
News: December 3, 2013
The 40th Anniversary of the Bar Code: An Update from GS1 US
News: November 5, 2013
PTI data can be used for much more than traceability