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Delivery Point Bar Code (DPBC)

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Delivery point bar code (DPBC) - The delivery point barcode, or DPBC, is a line of short and tall bars that helps identify a mailing's exact destination. This line is often printed at the bottom of mail and significantly reduces the time it takes carriers to sort letter mail before delivery.

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Delivery point bar code (DPBC) - A POSTNET barcode that consists of 62 bars with beginning and ending frame bars and 5 bars each for the nine digits of the ZIP+4 code, the last 2 digits of the primary street address number (or post office box, etc.), and a correction digit. The DPBC allows automated sortation of letter mail to the carrier level in walk sequence.


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