Laser Label Elements
Laser shipping labels contain three basic elements:
- Human-readable content — This part of the label contains the shipping information from FedEx Web Services Ship Services.
- Two dimensional (2D) barcode — The dimensional alphanumeric barcode stores data for both FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipments using American National Standards Institute (ANSI) MH10.8.3 standard. The 2D barcode is created using the Portable Document Format (PDF) 417 format.
- FedEx specific barcode —
ASTRA (Advanced Sorting Tracking Routing Assistance) for FedEx Express
shipments; barcode "96" for FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery shipments.
FedEx Ground also allows for the use of the SSCC-18 "00" barcode when
Note: FedEx will transition to a FDX 1D Barcode, which refers to the new 34-digit barcode that will replace legacy FedEx Express and FedEx Ground barcodes.
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