EAN-130000001386851   EAN-13 barcode 0000001386851
UPC-A000001386851   UPC-A barcode 000001386851
Product NameMushrooms, Bulk Oyster
CategoryFood
Short Description16Z
Created07-01-2006
Modified12-11-2016 7:20:03am
MD5f356d3b4c9861c819d6fe82a9188ff5c
SHA256157606f56b222c6d51bc6ad593d727f68b1fe77ed66ba2cf074445aeeabce830
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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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