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gln - Global Location Number

The Global Location Number (GLN) is part of the GS1 systems of standards. It is a simple tool used to identify a location and can identify locations uniquely where required.

This function produces artificial Global Location Numbers with or without specific Company Prefixes and Location References.


gln ( ) Returns a random GLN number
gln ( $prefill ) Returns a random GLN number with a prefix $prefill


$prefill The optional parameter to indicate a specific range


Global Location Numers (GS1)

gln() // 7495563456235
Returns a valid GLN code

gln(1337) // 13377923938760
Returns a valid GLN code with a specific prefix of 1337 (used to specify Company Prefix or Location Reference)

See also

cip - Catalogue Item Publication jan - Japanese Article Number upc - Universal Product Code