EAN-130000002086286   EAN-13 barcode 0000002086286
UPC-A000002086286   UPC-A barcode 000002086286
Product NameNo Sugar Added Apple Pie
CategoryFood
Short Description08 In
Created07-01-2006
Modified12-15-2016 5:04:05pm
MD5c90ca3739b9ef9e9474bf700a0e88ba3
SHA256a63fcf844057aca66a9370766cf046bb313879a1f6466258f4297cefc371528a
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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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