Which database is the hit list based on?
The hit list is generated from the following databases and contains a note about the source of the hits displayed.
|L:||Hits have been generated from the current local D&B databases
|W:||Hits have been generated from the Worldbase
|U:||Hits have been generated from the new D-U-N-S ® Numbers checked and accepted by D&B or eUpdate from UPIK® which are not yet part of the current Worldbase
What is the D&B Worldbase?
The D&B Worldbase is an unique information base of more than 120 million companies worldwide comprising a large number of communication data, company profiles, operating ratios and worldwide company affiliations*.
*majority shareholdings greater than 50%
D&B collects the data of all worldwide partners each month on a particular cut-off date and generates the Worldbase from this data, which is then made available to UPIK® users free of charge after a brief delay (2 weeks after the cut-off date).**
*Information from the Worldbase is at best two weeks old and at worst up to six weeks old.
**Table: Worldbase cut-off dates 2008 (see UPIK® Basics: UPIK® Worldbase availability)
Is there another description for the UPIK® data displayed?
When you hover over the respective field description with your mouse, a tooltip will be displayed showing additional information regarding the respective UPIK® data field.