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What are Commodity Codes for Vendor Registration

  Commodity Codes Basically, a commodity code assigns a numeric value to a good or service for the industry to which that good or service belongs.  For example, the NIGP commodity code for an electric water fountain is 225-30.  Commodity … Continue reading

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What is a DUNS Number? / How Do I Register for a DUNS Number?

Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) assigns a unique nine digit number to each physical location of a business to identify unique information about that business in that particular location.  This 9 digit number is a Data Universal Numbering System or DUNS … Continue reading

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What is a FEIN or EIN

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What is a CCR or CAGE Code?

Do you need a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code?  Most states may ask for, but do not require a CAGE Code during Vendor Registration.  It is utilized by the U.S. Federal Government procurement agencies but seldom needed by the … Continue reading

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