July 11, 2019

Happy New Fiscal Year!

New year, new budgets. Consider taking a second look at the Statewide Contract Reference Guide to familiarize yourself with all of OSD's offerings. We have more than 100 Statewide Contracts and if we don't have something you need, let us know!

Below you will find links to the updated Statewide Contract Reference Guide and other news.

Please contact me if you have questions or if we may provide assistance.

Best regards,

Eric Murphy
Local Government Enablement Manager
Operational Services Division
Statewide Contract (SWC)
Reference Guide
Review the latest Statewide Contract Reference Guide to see all of the products and services offered on Statewide Contracts. This list is updated every two months.
FAC105 Statewide Contract Reopened to Add Hardware Stores
OSD recently reopened Statewide Contract FAC105, Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) Retail Products and Supplies , inviting hardware stores to join the contract.

If you are interested in having the opportunity to purchase from your local hardware store using Statewide Contracts, refer them to: mass.gov/hardwarestores.
We welcome the following vendors to the New OFF47 Statewide Contract
The launch of the new Statewide Contract for Office Supplies, Recycled Paper and Envelopes went into effect on June 1. Buyers will notice better pricing overall and more vendor choices. There are more than 1,000 Market Basket items commonly purchased. Take a look!
OSD Procurement Schedule
The OSD Summer/Fall Procurement Schedule has just published. Review the list to find contracts that are renewing, expiring, or being replaced.
Buy the Way : Taking a Short Hiatus
Over the past several weeks, many readers responded to our Buy the Way survey. We are pleased to learn that the vast majority of survey respondents value the information we share about OSD's programs and services, and we've taken note of things you would like us to change.

During the summer months, we will be looking to migrate to a more interactive newsletter format that we plan to unveil in fall 2019.
The Local Government Enablement Team
If you would like a Local Government Account Manager to visit you onsite, please reach out to Eric Murphy to schedule an appointment.
We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about the benefits of using Statewide Contracts and COMMBUYS