EAN-130000002081724   EAN-13 barcode 0000002081724
UPC-A000002081724   UPC-A barcode 000002081724
Product NameCountry Wheat Bread
LanguageEnglish
CategoryFood
Short Description24 Oz
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B001KVOW7K
Created07-01-2006
Modified06-29-2020 4:08:34am
MD5906d355225b7aaacc7cca9398484e8c8
SHA256e1a7fb5a3b3108909071583f863b4018c9674f50b421ff749684d30cc37dcc3f
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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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