EAN-130010174141034   EAN-13 barcode 0010174141034
UPC-A010174141034   UPC-A barcode 010174141034
Product NameState Road Map, Virginia
Short Description36 x25
Created07-01-2006
Modified09-05-2018 8:08:06pm
MD5c57d3120262133f1b209793b3e2eb1ea
SHA2561c55b8c94cb7abfbcda48b83368ee3d41695dfdca009bf5695131f8760690a89
Search Googleby EAN or by Title
Query Time0.0047870

Article of interest

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:

Close

Search

Close

Share

Close

Dialog