EAN-130000002086842   EAN-13 barcode 0000002086842
UPC-A000002086842   UPC-A barcode 000002086842
Product NameBanana Cream Pie
CategoryFood
Short Description08 In
Created07-01-2006
Modified06-29-2020 4:08:44am
MD561667c786a407ec0e65da79a6c8f644f
SHA2561d98a7a82e773c8a863be9d1caa0bcd56a9d0e8a324a863cdafc75ca0e4f0ba1
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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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