Post Content

Computer monitor displaying Selecting Commodity Codes and Notifying Vendors screenshot

When creating and posting bids in COMMBUYS, proper commodity code selection is fundamental to maximizing vendor quote responses. OSD’s UNSPSC* webinar for buyers – a one-hour, online class – reinforces the importance of commodity codes and demonstrates how to search for and add suitable codes to your bid solicitations in COMMBUYS. Time also will be allocated to review how to locate and notify vendors that match UNSPSC selections. The session will close with a question and answer period. Participants will receive information to connect to their training session via email.

Register for the course, offered on February 8, March 15, and May 2.

If you have questions about the webinar, send an email to OSD Training at osdtraining@state.ma.us.

*The United Nations Standard Products and Services Codes (UNSPSC) is a global products and services classification system that OSD utilizes to notify businesses about opportunities posted in COMMBUYS.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Recent Posts

OVM Advice for Vehicle Management and New Vehicle Acquisition posted on Jan 13

OVM Advice for Vehicle Management and New Vehicle Acquisition

Plan early, have patience, and be able to pivot is the advice offered by the Office of Vehicle Management (OVM) to Executive Department fleet managers seeking to purchase new vehicles. The supply chain disruptions affecting the vehicle manufacturing process are profound, resulting in scaled-back production   …Continue Reading OVM Advice for Vehicle Management and New Vehicle Acquisition

Meet OSD’s New Director of Fleet Policy and Administration posted on Dec 15

Meet OSD’s New Director of Fleet Policy and Administration

The Operational Services Division (OSD) is celebrating the promotion of Vincent Micozzi to the role of Director of Fleet Policy and Administration. This role oversees OSD’s Office of Vehicle Management (OVM) and State Surplus Property Office (SSPO). Since 2017, Vincent has been a valued member of   …Continue Reading Meet OSD’s New Director of Fleet Policy and Administration

OSD Training Resources for Current and Prospective Vendors posted on Dec 1

OSD Training Resources for Current and Prospective Vendors

Whether you are a long-time Statewide Contract vendor or simply considering doing business with the state, you are welcome to attend OSD’s free vendor training classes.   For Existing Statewide Contract Vendors Vendors who have been awarded a contract with the state are expected to conduct   …Continue Reading OSD Training Resources for Current and Prospective Vendors