December 6, 2013

The following changes were implemented to the Firmographic Product Service:

1.a. Business Elements added to the Detailed Company Profile:

Name Description XML* JSON*
Bank Name Text recording the name of the banking organization with whom the business subject maintains an account. [C] SOAP REST
Bonus - Current Amount Bonus for the year, in requested currency. [C] SOAP REST
Current Compensation Year Year of the current compensation details. [C] SOAP REST
Domestic Ultimate Country
SOAP REST
Domestic Ultimate Postal Code An identifier used by the local country postal authority to identify where the domestic ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Domestic Ultimate Street Address Text recording the address number, or post office box number and street name where the domestic ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Domestic Ultimate Territory Abbreviated Name Text recording the shortened name of the locally governed area which forms part of a centrally governed nation to identify where the domestic ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Domestic Ultimate Territory Name Text recording the name of the locally governed area which forms part of a centrally governed nation to identify where the domestic ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Domestic Ultimate Town Name Text recording the name of a city, town, township, village, borough, etc. where the domestic ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Employees at this Location A number that defines how many people are directly engaged and paid by the organization to perform or support its business operations at this location. SOAP REST
Employees Here Reliability Text Text that describes the integrity of the employee figures e.g. audited, actual, estimated, modeled. SOAP REST
Financial Statement Date The date when the accounting period ended. If the Reliability Code denotes the figures are projected (future) then this is the date when the accounting period will end. [C] SOAP REST
Global Ultimate Country Code The two-letter country code, defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 3166-1 scheme identifying the country of the global ultimate business entity. SOAP REST
Global Ultimate Postal Code An identifier used by the local country postal authority to identify where the global ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Global Ultimate Street Address Text recording the address number, or post office box number and street name where the global ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Global Ultimate Territory Abbreviated Name Text recording the shortened name of the locally governed area which forms part of a centrally governed nation to identify where the global ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Global Ultimate Territory Name Text recording the name of the locally governed area which forms part of a centrally governed nation to identify where the global ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Global Ultimate Town Name Text recording the name of a city, town, township, village, borough, etc. where the global ultimate is located. SOAP REST
Head Quarters Country
SOAP REST
Headquarters Postal Code An identifier used by the local country postal authority to identify where the headquarters is located. SOAP REST
Headquarters Street Address Text recording the address number, or post office box number and street name where the headquarters is located. SOAP REST
Headquarters Territory Abbreviated Name Text recording the shortened name of the locally governed area which forms part of a centrally governed nation to identify where the headquarters is located. SOAP REST
Headquarters Territory Name Text recording the name of the locally governed area which forms part of a centrally governed nation to identify where the headquarters is located. SOAP REST
Headquarters Town Name Text recording the name of a city, town, township, village, borough, etc. where the headquarters is located. SOAP REST
Market Value Date The date on which the Capital Amount was first registered. SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal - Current Bonus Bonus of the most senior principal for the year, in requested currency. SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal - Current Compensation Year Year of the current compensation details. SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal - Current Salary Salary of the most senior principal the year, excluding bonus, in requested currency. SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal - Current Total Salary Total compensation of the most senior principal for the year, including any bonus or other compensation, in requested currency SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal Age The age of the principal in years. SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal Current Position Text identifying the business function of the principal derived from a standard Management Responsibility Code (MRC). SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal Current Position Start Date The date when the principal or manager was appointed to this position. This is not necessarily the date when the principal or manager was first employed by the subject; this is simply the date when they moved to this position, e.g. due to a promotion. SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal First Name Text recording the first name of the most senior principal. [C] SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal Last Name Text recording the last name of the most senior principal. [C] SOAP REST
Most Senior Principal Middle Name Text recording the middle name of the most senior principal. [C] SOAP REST
Parent Country
SOAP REST
Parent Postal Code An identifier used by the local country postal authority to identify where the parent company is located. SOAP REST
Parent Street Address Text recording the address number, or post office box number and street name where the parent company is located. SOAP REST
Parent Territory Abbreviated Name Text recording the shortened name of the locally governed area which forms part of a centrally governed nation to identify where the parent company is located. SOAP REST
Parent Territory Name Text recording the name of the locally governed area which forms part of a centrally governed nation to identify where the parent company is located. SOAP REST
Parent Town Name Text recording the name of a city, town, township, village, borough, etc. where the parent company is located. SOAP REST
Primary Stock Exchange Indicator When set to TRUE it specifies that this is the most important stock exchange among all the stock exchanges where this subject's shares are traded. When set to FALSE it specifies that this is not the most important stock exchange among all the stock exchan SOAP REST
Principal Age The age of the principal in years. [C] SOAP REST
Principal Current Position Text identifying the business function of the principal derived from a standard Management Responsibility Code (MRC). [C] SOAP REST
Principal Current Position Start Date The date when the principal or manager was appointed to this position. This is not necessarily the date when the principal or manager was first employed by the subject; this is simply the date when they moved to this position, e.g. due to a promotion. [C] SOAP REST
Principal First Name Text recording the first name of the principal. [C] SOAP REST
Principal Last Name Text recording the last name of the principal. [C] SOAP REST
Principal Middle Name Text recording the middle name of the principal. [C] SOAP REST
Profit or Loss Amount A monetary figure that shows the difference between sales revenue and cost of sales before the deduction of selling, distribution, administration and other costs. SOAP REST
Profit or Loss Growth Rate The rate of change in the difference between sales revenue and cost of sales before the deduction of selling, distribution, administration and other costs. SOAP REST
Salary - Current Amount Salary for the year, excluding bonus, in requested currency [C] SOAP REST
Sales Turnover Growth Rate The amount by which sales turnover increases over a given period of time as a percentage of its previous value. SOAP REST
Share Capital Amount A monetary value representing the amount of Share Capital. Calculation is Price X Total Shares Outstanding. [C] SOAP REST
Subject Handling Text Text specifying the manner in which the subject is to receive special care from D&B when it is being contacted; e.g. do not call or do not send information requests. In many cases this process was specifically requested by the subject. [C] SOAP REST
Total Assets A monetary figure representing the total amount of assets considered to be convertible into cash within a relatively short period of time, usually a year. [C] SOAP REST
Total Employee Quantity A number that defines how many people are directly engaged and paid by the organization to perform or support its business operations. SOAP REST
Total Employees Reliability Text Text that describes the integrity of the employee figures e.g. audited, actual, estimated, modeled. SOAP REST
Total Salary - Current Amount Total compensation for the year, including any bonus or other compensation, in requested currency [C] SOAP REST

1.b. Business Elements added to the USA PATRIOT Act Plus:

Name Description XML* JSON*
Average High Credit- All Countries Except US & CA
SOAP REST
Average High Credit- US & CA
SOAP REST
D&B Paydex - US & CA A calculated element summarizing the payment habits of a subject based on trade experiences obtained from its suppliers. SOAP REST
DNB Paydex - All Countries Except US & CA
SOAP REST
Financial Statement Date The date when the accounting period ended. If the Reliability Code denotes the figures are projected (future) then this is the date when the accounting period will end. [C] [M] SOAP REST
High Credit- All Countries Except US & CA
SOAP REST
High Credit- US & CA
SOAP REST
Total Payment Experiences Used Count The number of payment experiences that contributed to this payment index score. As an example the score may have been derived from 18 payment experiences from various suppliers. SOAP REST
Total Payment Experiences Used Count - All Countries Except US and CA The number of payment experiences that contributed to this payment index score. As an example, the score may have been derived from 18 payment experiences from various suppliers. SOAP REST

1.c. Business Elements added to the Alternative Detailed Company Profile:

Name Description XML* JSON*
Financial Statement Date The date when the accounting period ended. If the Reliability Code denotes the figures are projected (future) then this is the date when the accounting period will end. [C] [M] SOAP REST

2. To support upcoming changes to the delivery of PAYDEX data, several XPATH's have changed/were added to the OrderProduct response.

NOTE: **Due to variations in the availability and frequency of payment information collected from certain countries, non-US and non-Canadian payment information is delivered separately in "GlobalPaydex" and "GlobalDataCoveragePayments" data fields.

The following fields were added to the Data Field Response:

Name Characteristics
OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. CurrentPaydexScore. TwentyFourMonthsPaydex. PaydexScore int up to 3 digits., Required

A calculated element summarizing the payment habits of a subject based on trade experiences obtained from its suppliers over the last 3 months.

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. CurrentPaydexScore. TwentyFourMonthsPaydex. TotalPaymentExperiencesUsedCount long, Optional

The number of payment experiences that contributed to this payment index score. As an example, the score may have been derived from 18 payment experiences from various suppliers.

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. CurrentPaydexScore. GlobalPaydex. PaydexScore int up to 3 digits., Required

A calculated element summarizing the payment habits of a subject based on trade experiences obtained from its suppliers over the last 3 months.

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. CurrentPaydexScore. GlobalPaydex. TotalPaymentExperiencesUsedCount long, Optional

The number of payment experiences that contributed to this payment index score. As an example, the score may have been derived from 18 payment experiences from various suppliers.

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. PurchaserDerivedData. TwentyFourMonthsDataCoveragePayments. PaymentPeriodSummary. PaymentsWithHighCredit. HighCreditMaximumAmount decimal, Optional

The greatest monetary figure owed to the supplier by the subject over the period of time specified by the Summary Period.

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. PurchaserDerivedData. TwentyFourMonthsDataCoveragePayments. PaymentPeriodSummary. PaymentsWithHighCredit. AverageHighCreditAmount decimal, Optional
OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. PurchaserDerivedData. GlobalDataCoveragePayments. PaymentPeriodSummary. PaymentsWithHighCredit. HighCreditMaximumAmount decimal, Optional

The greatest monetary figure owed to the supplier by the subject over the period of time specified by the Summary Period.

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. PurchaserDerivedData. GlobalDataCoveragePayments. PaymentPeriodSummary. PaymentsWithHighCredit. AverageHighCreditAmount decimal, Optional

The following fields were removed from the Data Field Response:

Name Characteristics
OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. CurrentPaydexScore. TwelveMonthsPaydex. PaydexScore int up to 3 digits., Required [C] [M]

A calculated element summarizing the payment habits of a subject based on trade experiences obtained from its suppliers over the last 3 months.

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. CurrentPaydexScore. TwelveMonthsPaydex. TotalPaymentExperiencesUsedCount long, Optional [C]

The number of payment experiences that contributed to this payment index score. As an example, the score may have been derived from 18 payment experiences from various suppliers.

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. PurchaserDerivedData. TwelveMonthsDataCoveragePayments. PaymentPeriodSummary. PaymentsWithHighCredit. HighCreditMaximumAmount decimal, Optional [C] [M+]

The greatest monetary figure owed to the supplier by the subject over the period of time specified by the Summary Period.

Monitor Path: //Organization /BusinessTrading /Purchaser /PurchaserDerivedData

OrderProductResponse. OrderProductResponseDetail. Product. Organization. BusinessTrading. Purchaser. PurchaserDerivedData. TwelveMonthsDataCoveragePayments. PaymentPeriodSummary. PaymentsWithHighCredit. AverageHighCreditAmount decimal, Optional [C] [M+]

Monitor Path: //Organization /BusinessTrading /Purchaser /PurchaserDerivedData

To take advantage of these new features and/or business elements, please refer to Version 3.0 of the Firmographic Product Service.

Back to Top