EAN-130067901196331   EAN-13 barcode 0067901196331
UPC-A067901196331   UPC-A barcode 067901196331
Product NameCars Foldover Stickers
CategoryArts & Crafts
Short DescriptionHeight:5.5 inches / Length:8.5 inches / Width:0 inches
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B000T62QW0
Price New2.48 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Long DescriptionFoldover Stickers
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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: