EAN-130010174139048   EAN-13 barcode 0010174139048
UPC-A010174139048   UPC-A barcode 010174139048
Product NameVirginia State Road Atlas
Created07-01-2006
Modified09-05-2018 8:08:04pm
MD5c30d6c387a4679630362c4399395cbce
SHA256fae1deb8a5a59c12749e532b3457cebc383800bc3ee8d0937b3fafb0a9e4a8b7
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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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