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Michelle Covey

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Michelle Covey is Vice President, Retail Apparel and General Merchandise at GS1 US, the information standards organization best known as the administrator of the UPC barcode. With more than 20 years of experience working with retail supply chains, she is responsible for helping companies achieve source to store supply chain visibility — ensuring that the right product is in the right place at the right time for today’s consumer.

In her previous role as Vice President, Advisory Services at GS1 US, she implemented service strategies to help organizations improve data quality, standards implementation and supply chain efficiencies. Ms. Covey was also Senior Director, Industry Engagement, Apparel and General Merchandise and collaborated with industry partners in the retail industry through focused workgroups to determine practical business process solutions based on GS1 Standards.

Prior to joining GS1 US, Ms. Covey was the product manager of a portfolio of B2B retail products at GXS (now OpenText) where she defined the strategy and requirements to improve efficiencies in the supply chain. Prior to her tenure at GXS, Ms. Covey spent several years at a software company focusing on lumber and housing products, delivering functionality for B2B and distribution automation.

Ms. Covey is a frequent speaker at industry events and a member of APICS, a professional association for supply chain and operations management, and has achieved Project Management Professional Certification. She earned her bachelor of science degree from the University of California at Davis.

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How to Set Up UPC Barcodes for Your Products

With e-commerce thriving, there have never been more sales opportunities available to small business owners with a killer product. To fully take advantage of the global marketplace, business owners need to make sure their products have authentic identification numbers, which are then encoded into a UPC (Universal Product Code) barcode.
Posted on Nov 1, 2018