Vendors and Buyers - What to know
The Operational Services Division, the state agency that establishes and manages Statewide Contracts for the Commonwealth, has broadened their Statewide Contract offerings to include 27 trades categories across four contracts. Though these contracts already have launched, we continue to seek qualified businesses for several trades categories.
Vendors: Bid to Get on Contract
Vendors are encouraged to review the TRD01 trades bid opportunity in COMMBUYS, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ purchasing and procurement portal. The enrollment periods for TRD02, TRD03, and TRD04 have concluded. Based on need, the Sourcing Teams may reopen these contracts in the future.
Additional resources are provided, including telephone and email access to COMMBUYS Help Desk staff and our pre-recorded webcast that reviews how to respond to the Tradespersons bids in COMMBUYS.
- TRD01: Boilers; Drains; Electrical; Fencing; General Contracting; Generator/Turbine; Glass/Window/Doors; HVAC/Sheet Metal; Painting; Plumbing
- TRD02: Asphalt Paving; Carpentry; Excavation; Masonry; Septic
- TRD03: Elevator; Exhaust Services; Fire Detection; Fire Suppression; Overhead Doors; Signage; Welding
- TRD04: Cleaning/Restoration; Compressor/Kitchen Exhaust/Duct; Pump & Motor; Roofing
Buyers: Trades Contracts Ready for Purchasing
The four Trades contracts have launched and the awarded vendors are ready to respond to quote requests. Search for vendors by region and trades category in the Trades Index.
Flooring Statewide Contract Has Launched!
As of July 2018, the FAC98 Floorcoverings and Accessories, Floorcovering Installation, Maintenance and Repairs Statewide Contract is available, providing the following products and services to state agencies, Massachusetts cities and towns, public schools, housing authorities, and other eligible entities:
Category 1: Carpet
Category 2: Hard Surface Flooring
Category 3: Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
Contract guidance and vendor details are provided in the FAC98 Contract User Guide.