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GLOSSARY

Barcode

A pattern of unique lines with different widths fixed on a shipping label to identify a shipment.

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What are barcodes, and how do they work in logistics?

Barcodes represent the unique pattern from vertical lines, allowing computer environments to read them through an optical reading device. These shipping barcodes are scanned throughout the shipment journey at each delivery phase until it reaches the final destination.

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