Overview

D&B D-U-N-S® Number – The Global Standard

The Data Universal Numbering System (D-U-N-S®) was established by D&B in 1962. It is a unique nine-digit identification assigned to every business in D&B’s Global database.

The D&B D-U-N-S® Number is a widely recognized standard for identifying businesses among thousands of companies, marketplaces and regulatory entities. Companies worldwide use the D-U-N-S® Number to link information about suppliers, customers and trading partners, thereby providing a complete picture of the risk and opportunity in their business relationships.

All companies in the D&B database are assigned a D-U-N-S® Number after they have gone through a rigorous, proprietary process called DUNSRight®.

Significance of the D-U-N-S® Number :

  • Is a global standard for authenticating businesses for online and offline transactions
  • Enhances global recognition for businesses
  • The same D-U-N-S® Number is retained through the life of a business, from inception to
    closure (including bankruptcy)
  • Facilitates linkages between companies and their related entities
  • Exclusively used for vendor pre-qualification by Fortune 500 companies
  • Through international credibility and authenticity as your company will be verified by D&B
  • Provides global visibility as your company will be projected on the D&B global platform. This will help attract potential customers/partners to your business
  • Reflects company linkages to your potential customers or suppliers

How will the D-U-N-S® Number help me

  • Through international credibility and authenticity as your company will be verified by D&B
  • Provides global visibility as your company will be projected on the D&B global platform. This will help attract potential customers/partners to your business.
  • Reflects company linkages to your potential customers or suppliers.

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