First, create a user name and password and log on, then create your custom profile using your inventory, FSC’s, CAGE codes and/or a combination of FSC/CAGE. Now it is time to begin receiving daily solicitation matches based on your customized user profile. These matches are unique to only your company’s search criteria. Know that you can also search all general solicitations too. Each solicitation’s NSN can then be researched by using the tabs that will tell you who Manufactures it, its Availability, Technical Information, its Procurement History, Prints/Manuals in which that NSN is included in, Interchangeability & Substitution for the NSN, Surplus Sales History and or Surplus Opportunities based on the NSN and its Management Data. NSN-NOW also has MCRL, Cage information, and a Parts Listing Service (find parts and list your inventory).

Whether you are analyzing a solicitation, researching a part #, or recording a placed bid in you personal Bid History database, NSN-NOW is a hybrid research tool that will save you time and increase sales!