Whether you are an existing Statewide Contract Seller or are a Seller who is new to doing business with the State, our webcast training modules will enable you to be online in COMMBUYS and ready for business. Webcasts are eLearning modules that include a written and recorded set of instructions about a specific task.

 


Webinar for Vendors: How to Register in COMMBUYS

Register for Training Dates & Times

The Operational Services Division is hosting a webinar that will focus on Vendor Registration in COMMBUYS.  The session will include a live walk through of the registration process from start to finish, and will be followed by an opportunity for attendees to ask questions relating to all aspects of the registration process.

Webinar topics will include:

  • The vendor registration information checklist
  • The vendor registration process
  • UNSPSC Commodity Codes
  • COMMBUYS Readiness Resource Center

This webinar will be offered on the following dates: 7/24, 7/29, and 8/5 from 1:30 – 2:30pm.

Registration Completion: Existing Statewide Contract Sellers Webcast

No Registration Required

Each company must have at least one Seller Administrator (user) with responsibility for managing their company’s profile within COMMBUYS.  The target audience for this webcast is the designated Seller Administrator for each Statewide Contract Vendor.  The webcast covers the steps required to complete the seller registration process for existing Statewide Contract Vendors.  The webcast is approximately 60 Minutes.  Covered topics include:

  • Verification of imported data from Comm-PASS to COMMBUYS
  • Editing and updating your company profile
  • Adding new users
  • Maintaining existing users 

COMMBUYS Registration: New Sellers Webcast

No Registration Required

Every Seller organization seeking to register in COMMBUYS must have at least one individual designated as the Seller Administrator.  This individual is responsible for maintaining their company’s information, United Nations Standard Products and Services Codes (UNSPSC) and users in COMMBUYS.  The target audience for this webcast is the individual in the organization that will have the Seller Administrator role.  The webcast will detail the steps necessary to begin the registration process as a new Seller with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  The webcast is approximately 45 minutes.

Covered topics include:

  • Adding and updating your company profile
  • Adding new users
  • Maintaining existing users

How to Find Bids (Solicitations) and Submit Quotes (Respond): Sellers

No Registration Required

In COMMBUYS, “Bids” are published requests for goods or services from the Commonwealth to Sellers...  The target audience for this webcast is any Seller that will respond to bids and submit quotes.  This webcast will provide a general overview of the new COMMBUYS system bid (solicitation) process.  The webcast is approximately 40minutes.  Covered topics include:

  • COMMBUYS terminology and basic navigation
  • Locating and acknowledging bids in COMMBUYS
  • How to respond to bids
  • How to submit quotes

How to Find Your Purchase Orders: Sellers

No Registration Required

Purchase Orders created by the Commonwealth will now be available and easily accessible to view and print in COMMBUYS for order fulfillment off existing contracts.  The target audience for this webcast is any Seller that will or plans to conduct business with the Commonwealth.  This webcast will provide a general overview of the new COMMBUYS system from the perspective of a Seller.  The webcast is approximately 35 minutes.  Covered topics include:

  • COMMBUYS terminology and basic navigation
  • Locate purchase orders
  • Understand the new Purchase Orders format