EAN-130000009332201   EAN-13 barcode 0000009332201
UPC-A000009332201   UPC-A barcode 000009332201
Product NameLbl Ground Beef
CategoryFood
Short Description1.00 PL
Created06-17-2007
Modified04-06-2020 3:38:51am
MD5a682bcda9f86e9b5d20caec99dbfb512
SHA2568bc176a671d9b680eb5b823170942ba4227d680ccadd211dd98c34e0804001cf
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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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