EAN-130000009391260   EAN-13 barcode 0000009391260
UPC-A000009391260   UPC-A barcode 000009391260
Product NameLbl Dollar Deal Hardware
Short Description1.00 PL
Created06-17-2007
Modified09-05-2018 6:05:43pm
MD5adb9471388a5481cfe250d9aeb1769c2
SHA25662cc99f3755585627f29b9f7f33b0d1f028d5a69d529188f6cf623b8fba0c92f
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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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