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David McNeil has been appointed co-chair of NGTAG

David McNeil will head up Australia’s newNational GS1 Traceability Advisory Group (NGTAG).

McNeil, who servesas manager - customer experience at InfraBuild Steel,joins Woolworths’ Ram Akella as co-chair of the multi-sector group.

NGTAGwasestablished earlier this year by GS1 Australia, a global not-for-profit organisation that focuses on developing industry standards and solutions.

NGTAG comprises more than 80 senior-level members from industry and government, addressing traceability linkages across supply chains to ensure Australia maintains and builds global competitiveness, sustainable economic growth and positive socio-economic outcomes and opportunities.

“The group is uniquely placed to inform GS1 Australia on the requirements of industry and government for traceability standards, and to co-define a roadmap for implementing end-to-end traceability and trade modernisation in Australia in the most efficient and economic manner possible,” McNeil said.

“I look forward to leveraging the knowledge and experience of the network of companies, associations and government departments that represent the NGTAG, as well as working closely with Ram Akella from Woolworths as my counterpart.”

As a co-chair of NGTAG, McNeil will focus his representation on the transport and logistics sector, integrating traceability processes within transport for all product types and sectors.

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