EAN-130000000908832   EAN-13 barcode 0000000908832
UPC-A000000908832   UPC-A barcode 000000908832
Product NameMango Fruit Floes
CategoryFood
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B008H7F0QM
Created05-03-2009
Modified03-25-2017 10:46:02am
MD59d4a0f22a150ffbb31d69f255fec0431
SHA2569b76a737a120709e11908f04e728212bf5edc693ab4b2fbb29b5b70339624a89
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The Facing Identification Mark, or FIM, is used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) for the automation of mail processing. Basically, the FIM is a set of vertical bars that are printed on the upper edge of an envelop or postcard, slightly to the left of the stamp. It’s a nine digit barcode that consists of vertical bars and zeros, which are represented by the blank spaces.

The FIM’s primary function is to ensure that all mail is facing the proper way, to identify how the postage was paid (business reply, etc.) and whether or not the business reply mail has a POSTNET barcode. Should there be a POSTNET barcode, the mail can then be sent directly to the barcode sorter.

There are four different types of FIM barcodes, A, B, C and D.

As far as standards are concerned, the FIM has to meet very specific guidelines:

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