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sscc - Serial Shipping Container Code

The Serial Shipping Container Code(SSCC) function returns random numbers used for articles in shipping.

The SSCC is the GS1 Identification Key for an item of any composition established for transport and/or storage which needs to be managed through the supply chain. The SSCC is assigned for the life time of the transport item and is a mandatory element on the GS1 Logistic Label using Application Identifier (00)

Source: GS1/SSCC


sscc ( ) Returns a random but valid SSCC number
sscc ( $prefill ) Returns a random SSCC number with a prefix $prefill


$prefill The optional parameter to indicate a specific range


Generating artificial SSCC numbers

sscc() - 998440410914660971
Returns random UPC numbers

sscc(1337) - 133714258197593657
Returns a random UPC number with a pre-filled prefix value of 1337.

See also

gtin - Global Trade Item Number ean - EAN International ucc - Uniform Code Council cip - Catalogue Item Publication jan - Japanese Article Number upc - Universal Product Code gsrn - Global Service Relation Number