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Monthly Archives: October 2015

The City of Everett Adopts COMMBUYS Posted on Oct 23

The City of Everett Adopts COMMBUYS

  The COMMBUYS Enablement Team (CET) had a busy September. While the entire team is dedicated to helping municipal organizations access competitive Statewide Contract pricing through COMMBUYS, Jackie Abbott is the Account Manager responsible for outreach to Gateway Cities. These 26 communities across the Commonwealth   …Continue Reading The City of Everett Adopts COMMBUYS

COMMBUYS Help Desk Hints – UNSPSC Look-Up Tool: A Resource for Buyers and Sellers Posted on Oct 19

COMMBUYS Help Desk Hints - UNSPSC Look-Up Tool: A Resource for Buyers and Sellers

The Operational Services Division (OSD) uses United Nations Standard Products and Services Codes (UNSPSC), a global products and services classification system, to categorize goods and services in the COMMBUYS Market Center. Purchasers use these codes when posting bids and vendors select UNSPSCs as part of   …Continue Reading COMMBUYS Help Desk Hints – UNSPSC Look-Up Tool: A Resource for Buyers and Sellers

Preparing for Emergencies with Statewide Contracts Posted on Oct 1

Preparing for Emergencies with Statewide Contracts

  September was National Preparedness Month – the time designated by the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) to plan for safety in emergencies such as floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and wildfires. In the Commonwealth, it is essential to include winter preparedness in emergency planning. Now that   …Continue Reading Preparing for Emergencies with Statewide Contracts