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The Dun & Bradstreet D‑U‑N‑S® Number is a unique nine-digit identifier for businesses. This number is assigned once our patented identity resolution process, identifies a company as being unique from any other.
The D‑U‑N‑S® Number is used around the world to identify and access information on businesses. A D‑U‑N‑S Number identifies a company's Dun & Bradstreet business credit file, which may include firmographic data (company name, address, phone number, etc.), corporate family relationships (headquarters, branches, subsidiaries, etc.), and scores and ratings that assess different financial health indicators. Taken all together, this profile of information is called the Dun & Bradstreet Live Business Identity.
Potential partners and lenders can request a business credit report about your business using your D‑U‑N‑S Number or other business identifiers. Equally, you can use the D‑U‑N‑S Number to access the same information about any company with which you might wish to work.
With the increase in potential trade flows brought about by the growing clout of trade blocs and global economic integration, it is vital for your business to stand out from the competition and be certified in the global arena.
The D-U-N-S® Registered™ Seal is a corporate 'nod of approval' that raises your profile internationally. The seal serves to communicate impeccable credibility to prepare you for a level playing field, where global standards, business verification and transparency are often emphasized upon.
D-U-N-S® Registered™ is conceived to support your global business expansion by providing your business with a D-U-N-S® Number and a 'trust seal'. The seal is an electronic mark that can be displayed on your corporate website to convey your organisation as a credible, transparent and trusted entity.
More than just a white elephant, the interactive seal will display the D&B verified business profile on your company when users click on it. By displaying the D-U-N-S® Registered™ Seal and profile on your website, other organisations can effectively review your business credibility and transparency to expeditite their decision-making which in turn, shorten your sales cycle and accelerate partnerships.
Establish credibility with lenders, and expedite applications for loans and contracts.
Many financial institutions and partnering vendors will look at a company's business credit report or monitor a company's Live Business Identity considering whether to extend credit or grant a loan and what terms to offer. The information in the report includes vital D&B® scores and ratings that will speed up decision-making.
Do business with the government and companies outside your domestic market.
Companies all over the world and many government institutions perform risk assessments of their potential partners or suppliers as part of the vetting process and may require a D‑U‑N‑S Number when submitting a bid. The organisation or company requesting the D‑U‑N‑S Number can use it to help verify a company's legitimacy or to access the D&B scores and ratings in the bidder's business credit report.
Make sure other businesses get a complete and accurate story about your business.
Your D‑U‑N‑S Number can be used to request your business credit report, which contains your company's D&B scores and ratings; as well as suits, liens, or judgments; your company's payment history; and other information that can be used to help gauge your company's creditworthiness as a customer, supplier, or partner.
Access tools to evaluate your customers' business credit using the D‑U‑N‑S Number can help you to avoid risky situations and recommend advantageous credit terms, as well as make decisions on how to manage your business's cash.
The D‑U‑N‑S Number can help you access a company's full Live Business Identity, which can help you decide and verify whether or not that company would be an ideal customer or potential business partner.
As your company grows, the vast amount of information you have on your customers, prospects, and suppliers will grow as well. The D‑U‑N‑S Number is used by many companies to maintain a single information source.