- According to the FAR 4.11, prospective vendors must be registered in CCR prior to the award of a contract; basic agreement, basic ordering agreement, or blanket purchase agreement.
- According to FAR 52.204-7, to register in CCR, a firm must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number. The DUNS Number is assigned by Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (D&B) to identify unique business entities.
These are very true, and without registering your Company with CCR, you can kiss federal contracts goodbye. But this can be a challenge. Especially in the “Goods/Services” section, where acronyms are cited, and you probably dont have a clue where to even begin. Below you will find links to the best resources I have come across (as of early 2012):
NAICS Code Search – http://www.naics.com/searchresultsnew.php