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, part of our DUNSRight™ methodology, identifies a company as being unique from any other in the Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud.
The Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud offers the world’s most comprehensive business data and analytical insights to power today’s most crucial business needs. That’s why 90% of the Fortune 500, and companies of all sizes around the world, rely on Dun & Bradstreet to help grow and protect their businesses.
Work with the Right Third PartiesIdentify, evaluate and monitor your suppliers to prevent financial exposure, production shortfalls and inventory excessesVendor disruptions can damage growth prospects. Avoid making the wrong vendor choices and centralize risk. Live Business Identity - central to D&B's Data Cloud - provides a comprehensive, updated view of relationships, including corporate linkage for better visibility.
Monitor Global Operations
Centralize Risk Management
Ensure Continuity in Your Supplier Base
Anticipate problems and avert business disruptionWith visibility in to all levels of your supplier base, you can ensure your vendors really deliver. D&B mapping logic and proprietary data can identify third-party risk from Tier 1 to Tier N sub-suppliers. This allows you to assess current geo-political trends, natural disasters and financial risk such as bankruptcies and other constraints. By anticipating and proactively managing problems, companies can lower risk across their suppliers.
Prevent financial exposure and evaluate third-party riskWith D&B, you can track your financials, global conditions and third-party information in one centralized location. D&B delivers the clean, trusted data you need to make smart vendor decisions that enable strategic sourcing, protect critical inventory and diversify your supplier base. Centralizing third-party data enables companies to constantly monitor supplier integrity on a global scale.
Protect your supplier base from sourcing risksSourcing responsibly is now a business requirement, you’re accountable to both your customers and the government to act ethically and responsibly when sourcing. One example is human trafficking and forced labor that can occur at any point in your supplier base — from raw material providers to manufacturing and product development. With D&B’s proprietary scoring index, you get insights into where potential human trafficking may exist deep within your third-party network.