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What are access groups?

On COMMODITY.LIVE all work is done through teams. You can invite whomever you want into your team. Once you have created something you want to share, you can do so by making your stuff public. However, in some cases you would want to share things...

Importing and Exporting Specifications

An important part of defining a product is adding specifications. That could be the weight of the product, the color of one of the parts or whatever is needed to specify the product correctly. When specifying, there are a number of formats to use...

Developer information

The easiest way to use COMMODITY.LIVE is to integrate your systems with ours. This will give your products a neutral structure when communicated with your partners. You will also be able to communicate product information based on a common langua...

Getting started

The first time you log in to COMMODITY.LIVE, you will be presented with a Getting started guide. It gives you an overview and explains the main parts of COMMODITY.LIVE. You can skip the guide, and it will take you to the last slide that allows yo...

Publishing

An important part of maintaining data is being able to control the visibility of your items. This affects products, specifications, standards, packaging and everything else that comes along with specifying a product. In COMMODITY.LIVE we have thr...

Classifications

This is complex, but yet so important. Here on COMMODITY.LIVE we make it simple .....  We have already included  Harmonized System Codes (HS Codes) (http://www.wcoomd.org/en/topics/nomenclature/instrument-and-tools/tools-to-assist-with-the-classi...

Commodities and Products

COMMODITY.LIVE is an open and neutral platform. The main purpose is to let all users add information about commodities and products in one place. This simplifies how we exchange product information.  You can add both commodities and products fro...

Standards

Standards are being developed by governments, industries and consumers. This means that standards are being created by the people that actually use them. There are several standardisation organisations, and the need and desire to develop your own...

Teams

Teamwork and sharing is the foundation of COMMODITY.LIVE When signing up in COMMODITY.LIVE, all users create a profile. Although users has their own profile, everything in COMMODITY.LIVE happens through teams. This means that every activity you ...