D&B (NYSE:DNB) is the world’s leading source of business information and insight, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence for 173 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 240 million business records. The database is enhanced by a proprietary DUNSRight™ Quality Process, which transforms the enormous amount of data D&B collects daily into decision-ready insight. Through the D&B Worldwide Network – an unrivaled alliance of D&B and leading business information providers around the world – customers gain access to the world’s largest and highest quality global commercial business information database.
D&B partners with many of the world’s largest and most successful enterprises as well as mid-size companies and entrepreneurial start-ups. Customers use our Risk Management Solutions to mitigate credit risk, increase cash flow and drive increased profitability; our Sales & Marketing Solutions to increase revenue from new and existing customers; our E-Business Solutions to convert prospects into clients faster by enabling business professionals to research companies, executives and industries; and our Supply Management Solutions to generate ongoing savings through supplier consolidation and to protect their businesses from supply chain disruption and serious financial, operational and regulatory risk.
D&B Asia Pacific manages a range of subsidiarys: Huaxia D&B, China, D&B Taiwan, D&B Hong Kong and a network of affiliated partner companies throughout the Asia Pacific Rim, South Asia, South East Asia and the Middle East.
D&B is the leading provider of business information for risk management, sales and marketing and supply management decisions worldwide. Companies rely on D&B to provide the insight they need to help build profitable, quality business relationships with their customers, suppliers and business partners.
The D&B brand has stood for high quality business information for 173 years. The D&B database covers over 240 million businesses globally with a daily update of more than 1.5 million times. Using our DUNSRight™ Process, D&B collects, aggregates, edits, and verifies data from thousands of sources daily. The foundation of DUNSRight™ is quality assurance, which includes over 2,000 separate automated checks plus many manual ones to ensure that our data meets our high quality standards. In addition, five quality drivers – Global Data Collection, Entity Matching, D-U-N-S? Number, Corporate Linkage, and Predicative Indicators – work sequentially to collect and enhance the data. The output of this extensive process is high-quality business insight that our customers rely on to Decide with Confidence.
The Most Comprehensive Global Database of Its Kind
D&B’s products and services are drawn from a global database of over 240 million companies. We gather business information in 214 countries around the world, in 95 languages or dialects, covering 181 currencies. To help ensure the accuracy, completeness, timeliness and cross-border consistency of our information, we use sophisticated data collection tools and update our database nearly 1.5 million times a day.
The Value of the D&B D-U-N-S® Number
Born 1962 the D-U-N-S Number has become an important neutral and global identification code: To read more click here …
The exclusive nine-digit D&B D-U-N-S Number, assigned to each business location in our global database, is widely used as a tool for identifying, organizing and consolidating information about businesses. Companies worldwide use it to link information about suppliers, customers and trading partners, providing them a more complete picture of risks and opportunities in their business relationships.
D&B in China
D&B established a presence in 1994 to focus on providing the vast and growing Chinese business community with solutions in Risk Management, Marketing, and Business Education that matches international business standards and practices. D&B’s presence in China includes our headquarters in Shanghai and branch office in Beijing and Guangzhou. Over the past 12 years, D&B China has provided information solutions to Foreign Invested Enterprises, Listed Companies, Import & Export Trading companies, and Private Enterprises throughout the country. We maintain and update a China business database of over 2,000,000 Chinese companies.
With the introduction of D&B China Risk Index, an advanced risk management tool – RAM, D&B China has positioned itself not only as a leading business information provider, but also a consultative business partner bringing the trust, expertise, insight and tools to help businesses make more confident business decisions that map against the vast opportunities as China opens to global trading opportunities.
In late 2006 D&B China merged with Huaxi Credit to form a joint venture: Huaxia D&B
D&B in India: D&B India is the leading provider of business-to-business credit, marketing, purchasing, collection services and decision-support services in India and worldwide.
Risk Management Solutions: Risk Management Solutions help you make more confident decisions, accelerate cash flow and monitor performance.
Business Information Report: is the most popular Dun & Bradstreet product. It is available on millions of establishments worldwide. It attempts to help improve your understanding of a prospective client or supplier by providing you with D&B’s unique PAYDEX Score and D&B Rating to help predict, which prospects will pay slowly or not at all. Factual information on the existence, operations, financial condition, management’s experience, line of business, facilities and locations of the prospect. Special events, as well as any suits, liens, judgments or previous/pending bankruptcies. Banking relationship and accountants. Parent company, affiliated concerns, subsidiaries, branches and divisions, referenced with name and D&B D-U-N-S® Number
V I P Reports: D&B’s VIP Report can help you reduce risk on larger exposure transactions, and make more informed decisions regarding: Competition, Merger/ acquisition candidates, New major vendors.
The VIP Report provides a personalized analysis of all the information on a company available to D&B, complete with historical and projected trends of the company and its industry. With the VIP Report, you get the benefit of individual consultation with a D&B analyst on the account for one full year. Just tell us the specific information you need for your decision on the account, and a D&B analyst will handle all the research and recommendations.
C-CAM: Customer Credit Assessment Model: D&B’s Customer Credit Assessment Model is designed specifically for the Indian business environment, customized to meet your company’s specific credit risk assessment needs. It is based on a detailed assessment of your customer’s/ dealer’s financial and non-financial parameters such as financial position, operational performance, sales, employee size, number of years in existence and management quality.
Sales and Marketing Solutions: Sales & Marketing Solutions help you locate new business partners and identify new prospects and optimize relationships with existing customers. D&B Direct Mailing Services. These services enable you to execute focused direct mailing campaigns that are tailored to your product/ service offerings.
D&B Lead Generation: D&B India’s tele-marketing team helps you generate sales leads for your products/ services and qualify them. Lead Generation campaigns are usually deployed as a follow-up to Direct Mailing exercises, though they can also be used on a stand-alone basis. These services are also widely used to generate attendance at company-sponsored seminars, symposia and other events.
D&B Data Build Solutions: D&B India’s dedicated call centres enable you to build customized data about your prospects through tele-research. This customized data allows you to tailor-make your offering to prospects, enhancing conversion rates.
D&B Australia & New Zealand
D&B has been operating in Australia since 1887 and in New Zealand since 1903. Today D&B operates under the name D&B Australasia (DBA).
DBA currently employs over 500 professionals in Australia and New Zealand (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide & Auckland). DBA is market leader in the credit information and debt management services sector in Australia and New Zealand.
Strategies for future growth include developing DBA’s commercial and consumer credit referencing business; expanding its receivables management outsourcing business; maintaining its lead in the development of unique credit and risk scoring products; and developing new products specifically tailored to the Australasian market.
D&B helps customers to maximize their cash flow by optimizing their receivables cycle. Through integrated solutions we enable customers to assess risk, make informed decisions and predict the future. Backed by the largest database in the world with information on more than 240 million businesses, over 2.8 million of which are located in Australia and New Zealand.
D&B provides a range of credit services, including debt collection and recovery, receivable management outsourcing, credit reporting and credit scoring decisioning tools (commercial and consumer) and business marketing information services.
For more information please visit http://www.dnb.com.au or http://www.dnb.co.nz
D&B Corporate Webstie: http://www.dnb.com