EAN-130000009111400   EAN-13 barcode 0000009111400
UPC-A000009111400   UPC-A barcode 000009111400
Product NameLbl Tuna Salad
CategoryFood
Short Description1.00 PL
Created06-17-2007
Modified04-06-2020 3:38:40am
MD5259d8e3ebd639efb13b200c96d2336cb
SHA2564d5363fa8cca3553ad12310f993c2bc8893204da7439c35cd703892d0fa7690b
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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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