CCR benefits

* Streamlining contract awards and payments.

* Increasing efficiency and lowering costs by streamlining the procurement

process.

* Allowing trading partners to avoid registering with multiple procurement

offices.

* Saving time and reducing errors by creating an accurate record of

data or trading partner profiles.

* Providing banking information to the Defense Finance and Accounting

Service, enabling trading partners to be paid via electronic funds transfer.

Source: DOD/CCR Web site

MORE INFO

"DOD, administration push central vendor database"[Federal Computer Week, May 29, 2000]

"Taking reform effortsto school" [Federal Computer Week, April 6, 1998]

"DOD extends vendorregistration deadline" [Federal Computer Week, March 16, 1998]

Central Contractor Registration Web site

BY George I. Seffers
May 29, 2000

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