EAN-130000002063232   EAN-13 barcode 0000002063232
UPC-A000002063232   UPC-A barcode 000002063232
Product NameMalibar Snapper Fillets
CategoryFood
Short DescriptionLb
Created07-01-2006
Modified06-29-2020 4:08:16am
MD522dda2250286904f7ecdb4719900a70d
SHA2569b3605b2c76776e873a5f602069c860564d4561fedaeb1942b718ea7fc00962b
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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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