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Delivery Point Barcode

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Delivery Point Barcode - definition(s)

Delivery Point Barcode - A general term for a POSTNET barcode that contains the nine digits of the ZIP+4 code plus two digits, which are generally the last two digits of the primary street address number (or Post Office Box, etc.). The barcode can also be formed from firm (unique) 5-digit ZIP Codes and individual (unique) ZIP+4 codes. The DPBC allows automated sortation of letter mail to the carrier level in walk sequence. The term is not used for an Intelligent Mail barcode containing a delivery point code.

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Source: USPS, 22 June 2013 10:13:15, External

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