Implementing PTI: Best Practices for Hybrid Pallet Labeling

Recorded on: November 1, 2011 The PTI Hybrid Pallet Label offers an interim solution to traceable pallet labeling if you or your trading partners aren’t yet ready for GS1 Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) pallet labels. This session will cover best practices for creating and placing your pallet labels, and preparing your customers to receive … Read more

Implementing PTI: Best Practices for Retailers

Recorded on: October 6, 2011 So you’ve decided to implement the PTI within your retail business but aren’t quite sure where to go from here? We can help! In this session, you will learn best practices for implementing the PTI from sector early adopters. You will take away a plan for implementing the PTI within … Read more

PTI Webinar Series Available for On-Demand Viewing

For Immediate Release: October 4, 2011 A six-part webinar series educating produce industry companies on the logistics of the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) is available for on-demand viewing, the PTI’s administering organizations announced today. The sessions can be found at The first webinar, “PTI’s 5 Ws (and 1 H): Who, What, When, Where, Why … Read more

Implementing PTI: Best Practices for Case Labeling

Recorded on: September 20, 2011 Labeling each case of fresh produce in order to track them through the supply chain is at the heart of the PTI. In this session, you will learn more about the global GS1 standards upon which PTI-compliant case labels are based. You will also learn the basics of case labeling … Read more

Implementing PTI: Best Practices for Assigning GTINs

Recorded on: September 14, 2011 Brand owners, do you know how many Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) you need to assign to achieve PTI Milestone 2? The number could be much smaller than you think! In this session, you will learn how to approach GTIN assignment strategically, and best practices to use in assigning your … Read more

Implementing PTI: Best Practices for Packer/Shippers

Recorded on: September 7, 2011 So you’ve decided to implement the PTI within your fresh produce packing and shipping operation – but aren’t quite sure how to proceed from there? This session is designed for you! Learn best practices for implementing PTI from early adopters with hands-on experience in both field and facility packing. You … Read more

PTI Announces Series of Webinars to Offer Implementation Assistance

For Immediate Release: August 15, 2011 Purpose of series: to assist industry in implementing the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) Who should attend? all industry trading partners companies just beginning to implement PTI companies already implementing the initiative that have questions traceability solution providers Speakers: Speakers will include industry members who are early adopters of the … Read more

FDA Participation, Pilot Projects, Benchmarking Report Are Highlights of May 2 PTI Leadership Council Meeting

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2011 New Orleans, La. – The May 2 meeting of the Produce Traceability Initiative’s (PTI) Leadership Council featured a first-ever status report on council member companies’ implementation progress, an update on 18 pilot projects now underway, new best practices to assist with implementation, and positive comments from Food & Drug … Read more

PTI Update: Pilot Projects Under Way, Food Safety Modernization Act Dominates FAQs

For Immediate Release: March 9, 2011 The following is an update from the PTI Leadership Council on recent Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) activities/ Highlights include a call for volunteers to participate in pilot projects now getting under way, the release of new best practices and several upcoming educational events. Leadership Update Since being formed in … Read more