What is Supplier Connect?

Question: What is Supplier Connect?

Answer:  As a joint effort between Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp and Microsoft­®, Supplier Connect provides a combination of services that offer the tools, insights, and education to help suppliers engage in contract opportunities with government agencies and large corporate entities.

 Supplier Connect can help set you up for success by:

  1. Providing resources to help navigate government and supplier contracting processes
  2. Delivering business credit and credibility monitoring and management tools to help you understand and take control of the D&B® business credit information which may be used by others to evaluate your business when you are looking to secure new public or private sector contracts and lending services
  3. Giving you business-class applications that can help you operate at the highest professional level and meeting security and compliance protocols, including document management services, business-grade email, and software security technologies.

 Expedited D&B D-U-N-S® Number: Supplier Connect expedites the process of obtaining your D&B D-U-N-S Number if you are not already assigned one. You should receive an email with your D&B D-U-N-S Number within 5 business days of your consultation with a D&B Credibility Credit Advisor. If you have not already spoken with a D&B Credibility Credit Advisor, you will receive a call within 3 business days of your date of purchase.

Monitor Your Credit with CreditAlert­™: You will get email alerts about inquires into your business and changes to scores and ratings in your business credit file that may impact how the government and certain corporate entities assess you.

Create Your D&B Credibility Review™ Profile: Claim your profile in our business directory, and begin marketing your business online while building credibility with customers, vendors, lenders, and suppliers

Business Management Software from Microsoft Office® and Office 365™: Business-class software applications, document management services and communications tools are vital in helping your business compete for large contracts. Microsoft’s Office 365 delivers enterprise-grade and security-enhanced email, file sharing and document management in the cloud, as well as access to familiar tools that can help you create compelling documents and presentations. Office 365 is compliant with world-class industry and government standards, to help your business work within regulations and low overhead costs. You will receive an email within 2 business days with directions on how to instantly activate your Microsoft Office 365 subscription. A Microsoft Authorized Representative will contact you within 4 business days to set up a consultation.

For questions related to Microsoft Office 365, please call 1-800-385-2266.

 If you have questions regarding the Supplier Connect product suite, you can contact one of our Credit Advisors by clicking on the "Submit a Request" tab from the menu bar above and filling out a request form.

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