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D&B D-U-N-S® Number

Why does my company need a D&B D-U-N-S® Number?

There's no charge to get a D&B D-U-N-S® Number on your own company if you are a D&B subscriber. And it can make it easier for your business associates to do business with you. In fact, some customers demand that their suppliers obtain a D&B D-U-N-S® Number.

D&B D-U-N-S® Numbers are easy to obtain, simple to use and accepted worldwide. A unique nine-digit D&B D-U-N-S® Number can be assigned to each of your business locations. Once you have your company's D&B D-U-N-S® Number, it can:

  • Act as a common classifier or identifier for invoices, requisitions, payments, shipping, customs clearance and other business documentation
  • Ease communications with your customers
  • Link your operation to parent companies, headquarters locations, branches or subsidiaries

Once you D-U-N-S® Number your internal files, D&B D-U-N-S® Numbers can help you:

  • Identify cross-selling opportunities within the same corporate family
  • Eliminate duplicate file entries and build your own value-added customer and supplier information warehouses
  • Implement a common classifier or identifier for invoices, requisitions, payments, shipping, customs clearance and other business documentation
  • Reduce operating costs by linking interrelated suppliers and increasing purchasing power
  • Tap revenue and customer service opportunities by uncovering prospects and linking related customer accounts to support a "one-customer" view
  • Integrate your internal systems by rolling up payables and receivables

You may obtain a D&B D-U-N-S® Number for your company by completing the D&B D-U-N-S® Number Application Form, or click here to contact us.

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