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COVID-19 Statewide Contract Resources for PPE 

The Operational Services Division (OSD) offers resources and guidance for obtaining Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help combat the COVID-19 virus using OSD’s Statewide Contracts.

Conducting Best Value Procurements 

The Operational Services Division’s (OSD) Conducting Best Value Procurement Handbook provides guidance to Executive Departments on conducting competitive procurements, purchasing, and contract management requirements for goods and services, including use of the COMMBUYS.

Find a Statewide Contract User Guide 

Contract User Guides make it easier for all buyers to understand the key aspects of each Statewide Contract, enabling them to make informed purchasing decisions and place orders in COMMBUYS.

Sell to the State 

OSD helps companies do business with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by providing guidance on becoming a seller and more.

Surplus Property Program  

Departments must periodically assess their inventories of equipment, supplies, and materials with the exclusion of land and buildings. Surplus property includes office equipment and furniture, clothing, vehicles, and building materials.

Special Education Pricing 

The Operational Services Division sets the tuition prices for Approved Private Special Education Programs.

File my Uniform Financial Report (UFR) 

The UFR includes the financial statements and schedules required to be filed by human and social service organizations that deliver services to the Commonwealth's vulnerable consumers via contracts with the state.

Buy from a Statewide Contract 

Statewide Contracts established by the Operational Services Division offer state-negotiated pricing and other tangible benefits, such as prompt pay discounts, bulk purchase pricing, and extended warranties, among others.

Operational Services Division PRR 

Learn how to request public records from the Operational Services Division

Learn about COMMBUYS Resources 

COMMBUYS, the State’s online procurement platform, links public purchasers in search of products and services with vendors who are able to provide them.

Commonwealth Print Services 

Commonwealth Print Services (CPS) is a full-service, in-house print shop available to all Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches; Municipalities; eligible entities; and the general public.

Office of Vehicle Management 

The Office of Vehicle Management (OVM), a unit of the Operational Services Division, oversees the Commonwealth’s Executive Branch fleet vehicles used by authorized Executive Department personnel while conducting state business.

Environmentally Preferable Products (EPP) Procurement Programs  

The goal of the EPP Program is to use the Commonwealth's purchasing power to reduce the environmental and public health impact of state government purchases.

Financial Compliance and Quality Assurance  

The Operational Services Division (OSD) Office of Financial Compliance has oversight responsibility pursuant to 808 CMR 1.00 for contract compliance, financial reporting and auditing applicable to all procurements of Human and Social Services.

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