CCR now provides one-stop registration in the federal acquisition process and allows businesses to take responsibility for the accuracy of their own business information by inputting it themselves directly into the central government database for contractor information.
Small businesses also can provide additional business data into a sub-database that captures this important information. This also provides a more dynamic search capability when people are looking for potential business support from the small business community.
One-stop registration in CCR will avoid administrative duplication and will allow contractors to take responsibility for the accuracy of their own business information by supplying it directly to the government through this single site.
However, this wasn't done overnight. While the mandate to streamline the procurement process was given in 1994, it took until October 2002 to get the job done.