EAN-130010200031001   EAN-13 barcode 0010200031001
UPC-A010200031001   UPC-A barcode 010200031001
Product NameWash Butmilk Biscuit Mix
CategoryFood: Dairy
Short Description6 Oz
Created07-01-2006
Modified04-06-2020 4:04:10am
MD5799d8df7e33d978764702a41d9f74322
SHA2569b49c5f099ecd8b8ab433e9988b84ec189317963682a224ba720778591894987
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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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