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  • MyFloridaMarketPlaceMyFloridaMarketPlace Vendor Meeting

    3/4/09: MyFloridaMarketPlace Overview12:00 p.m. EST

    Toll free number: (888) 808-6959 Conference Code: 4888366#

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *MFMP OverviewMyFloridaMarketPlace (MFMP) is the State of Floridas online e-procurement system, the single e-commerce conduit between state agency buyers and vendors to conduct public purchasing on a daily basis

    MFMP prides itself on public and private partnerships; its award winning technology applications create easier and faster transactions for both buyers and vendors Excellence in IT Leadership Award from IT FloridaExcellence in Public Service Leadership from IT FloridaHonorable Mention given by the National Institute of Governmental PurchasingAchievement for Excellence in Procurement (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)ComputerWorld Laureate 2008

  • Page - *MFMP OverviewMFMP Vendor Benefits

    Equal access for small-, disabled-veteran, women- and minority-owned businesses Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)One stop registration that enables a vendor to receive all executive state agency bids for any selected commodity code24/7 access to more bid opportunities and information Vendor Bid System (VBS)SourcingeQuoteImproved quality and accuracy of interactions with the stateCustomer service support available to provide real time assistance Green catalog and product listing options

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) State Term Contract (STC) Information1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *Vendor RegistrationImportance of Keeping Your Account Up-to-Date

    MFMP uses the information in vendor registration accounts to communicate opportunities / information to vendors

    Facilitates timely payment

    Facilitates timely delivery of purchase orders (PO)

    MFMP allows vendors to update account information at their convenience (https://vendor.myfloridamarketplace.com)

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *Login to Vendor RegistrationVendor Registration https://vendor.myfloridamarketplace.com

    Login to Vendor Registration

  • Page - *Page - *Update AccountClick Update My Vendor RegistrationMFMP Helpful Hint: All the links under Update My Vendor Registration can be used to update your account information

  • Page - *Page - *Update AccountSelect Information to be updated from toolbar on left

  • Page - *Page - *Username / Password ExampleExample: Username and Password update

  • Page - *Page - *Username / Password ExampleAfter re-entering your new username and / or password dont forget to save your changes

  • Page - *Page - *Adding New ContactsAdding new contacts for your account

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *Registration ExampleExample #1: Outdated Vendor Information

    MFMP uses vendor information to communicate opportunities and information to vendors. When vendor information is not current, the following may happen:

    If the remit to address is not updated in the Vendor Registration account: Payments from Buyer customers (state agencies) could be mailed to the incorrect locationPossible delayed delivery or even undeliverable Purchase Orders (POs)

  • Page - *Page - *Registration ExampleExample #2: Outdated Vendor Information

    When goods / services are added to a business, commodity codes should also be updated on the vendor account(s). If commodity codes are not updated, the following may happen:

    Missed quotes or solicitation opportunities Receive quotes or solicitations for goods / services no longer provided

    Remember: MFMP enables vendors to update account information at their convenience (https://vendor.myfloridamarketplace.com) all day, everyday!

  • Automated Vendor Password ResetVendors are now able to reset their vendor registration password Vendors simply access the MyFloridaMarketPlace Vendor Registration Web site Click the "I forgot my password link

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  • Automated Vendor Password ResetPage - *The system will then ask for a username or tax ID, followed a contact email address listed on the vendor registration account

  • Automated Vendor Password ResetAn email will then be sent to that specific email address to verify and complete the updated vendor registration username / passwordUpon verification of the updated vendor password, the password will automatically be reset

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  • Automated Vendor Password ResetPage - *

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *Commodity CodesCommodity - An item of physical property as opposed to a service

    Commodity code - A system of words and/or numbers designed to identify and list commodities or services by classes or sub-classes

    Florida uses commodity codes in several tools to seek vendor participation in solicitations (VBS, eQuote, Sourcing)

    Commodity codes are selected by vendors as part of their MFMP registration

  • Page - *Page - *Commodity CodesThe commodity code can be comprised of 13 digits:Class - first 3 digitsGroup - second 3 digitsItem - third 3 digitsDetail - last 4 digitsMost solicitations are issued at the Class or Group level (3- or 6-digit commodity code)Each solicitation tool (eQuote, VBS, Sourcing) requires registration and enables vendors to identify the products/services offeredWhen buyers solicit bids/quotes for products, notifications will be distributed based on the classification youve selected In addition, commodity codes are also used by state purchasers to notify the applicable vendors of upcoming bids and solicitations

  • Page - *Page - *Commodity CodesExample National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) Commodity Codes

    Florida currently uses a customized version of this structure

  • Page - *Page - *Commodity CodeSelecting Commodity CodesCommodity codes are selected during the initial registration process, but can be updated as needed by logging into vendor registrationhttps://vendor.myfloridamarketplace.com/

    To find or update commodity code selections:Commodity codes for goods: http://www.myflorida.com/apps/spurs/SPURS.commodities.display_categories?code_str=1Commodity codes for services: http://www.myflorida.com/apps/spurs/SPURS.commodities.display_categories?code_str=2

  • Page - *Page - *Commodity CodesSearching for Commodity Codeshttp://www.myflorida.com/apps/spurs/spurs.main_menu_form

  • Page - *Page - *Commodity Codes Helpful Hints

    A Commodity Code vendor training aid is available at: http://dms.myflorida.com/business_operations/state_purchasing/myflorida_marketplace/vendors/vendor_toolkit/mfmp_vendor_training

    Commodity Codes are added regularly; review your accounts frequently to ensure that all your products are selected https://vendor.myfloridamarketplace.com/

  • Page - *Page - *Commodity CodesHelpful Hints contdA searchable Excel document is available on the MFMP Toolkit under Vendor Tools and Sourcing / Solicitations Web pages

    This Excel file will assist in finding commodity codes prior to making selections or updating selections in your MyFloridaMarketPlace Vendor Registration account - To use this Excel file, please follow these steps:Open the document Click "Edit" on the top of the tool barChoose "Find" In the box that appears, type a keyword, the first selection that matches your keyword search will appear

    The Excel files far left column is the main category; the next column to the right is a subcategory, and so on.Use the "Find Next" button within the search to go to the next product level in the documentMake sure to update your Vendor registration account to reflect any updated commodity codes

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsWhat are Solicitations?

    The process by which the buyer decides who to buy from, at what price, in what quantities, and under which terms eQuoteis the tool which vendors use to respond to quote requests from the State of Florida that are under $25,000. You can access this site at: http://equote.myfloridamarketplace.com

    Ariba Sourcingis the tool which vendors use to respond/bid to State of Florida solicitations that are over $25,000. You can access this site at: https://myfloridamarketplace.com/sourcing/

    Vendor Bid System is the tool used by all agencies to post upcoming competitive solicitations, single source, and agency decisions and is also used by vendors to receive notices, view and search information at: http://vbs.dms.state.fl.us/vbs/notification_new.selection

  • Page - *Page - *Vendor RegistrationMFMP Helpful Hint: Consider using an email calendar to set up reminders for updating and checking your MFMP account information MFMP Helpful Hint: There are no annual or direct fees associated with registering for any of these MFMP tools

    Type of AccountHow often should I check this account?Where do I go to access this account?E-QuoteAt least monthly or as new products are offeredhttp://equote.myfloridamarketplace.com

    SourcingAt least monthly or as new products are offeredhttps://myfloridamarketplace.com/sourcing

    Vendor RegistrationAs needed to keep information updatedhttps://vendor.myfloridamarketplace.com

    Vendor Bid System (VBS)At least bimonthly (this is the main repository for all MFMP bids)http://vbs.dms.state.fl.us/vbs/notification_new.selection

  • Page - *Page - *eQuoteHow does eQuote work? eQuote is used for informal procurement events (
  • Page - *Page - *eQuoteMain Account Pagehttp://equote.myfloridamarketplace.com This is the main screen you will see when you login to eQuoteClick on the user at the bottom to edit the contact information or add additional users to the accountClick on WORK at the top of the screen to view any pending eQuotes

  • Page - *Page - *eQuoteViewing Quotes

    Viewing Quotes

    Within the WORK section you can view any pending quotes awaiting response After handling an eQuote request the supplier can select that quote to Archive

  • Page - *Page - *SourcingMyFloridaMarketPlace Sourcing

    Online competitive bidding tool

    Used to collect bids/responses for formal solicitations (>$25,000); Primary use is for State Term Contracts and DMS Agency Term contracts

    Currently, DMS is the only agency utilizing the Sourcing tool

    Allows the review and electronic submittal of responses / bids

    Notification of / invitation to solicitations based on selected commodity codes and election to receive solicitations in your Vendor Registration account

  • Page - *Sourcinghttps://myfloridamarketplace.com/sourcing/ The username "publicuser" grants access to view all State of Florida active, competitive bidding events. Enter the username "publicuser" and password "publicuser" to enter the system

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsEnter your Sourcing account username and password

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsSelect the agency that is responsible for the Solicitation from the list

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsSelect the solicitation from the list of active solicitations Note the Time Remaining column

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsSelect Prepare Bid (Response) to provide a response to the solicitation

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsRead, prepare and provide your bid/response as requested in the solicitation on the RFx Info page

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsSubmit any pricing components if required on the Enter Values page

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsPlease note that clicking the SAVE button within MFMP Sourcing only saves your bid responsesThe SAVE button does not transmit your bid response to the StateIn order to transmit your bid response to the State, you must click the SUBMIT button on the SUMMARY page of the bid response

  • Page - *Page - *SolicitationsTo verify and review your previously submitted bid, select the Bid Id number (link)

    To revise or edit your bid select the Revise Bid (Response) button

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  • Page - *Page - *Vendor Bid System (VBS)Vendor Bid System (VBS)

    The Vendor Bid System is an online posting site. It is used byexecutive branch agencies to publically postcompetitive solicitations (i.e. ITB,ITN, RFPs, etc.), agency notices (i.e. public meetings) and agency decisions (i.e. Intent to Award)electronically

    http://vbs.dms.state.fl.us/vbs/notification_new.selection

    Addendum A, Solicitations Training Aid, includes detailed information on how to register and respond to bids using the VBS tool

  • Page - *Page - *VBSVBS Main Page

    Select Search Advertisements to search for active solicitations

  • Page - *Page - *VBS Type Competitive Solicitations Public Notices Agency Decisions

    Agency

    Number

    Title

    Commodity Code (13 Digit)

    Closed by DateVBS Search Parameters

  • Page - *Page - *VBSVBS Search Results are displayed with Title, Number, Version and Type

    Links are provided in the Number Column to the solicitation documentsSearch Results

  • Solicitations SummaryVendors may sign up for eQuote and Sourcing within their MFMP vendor registration accounteQuote and Sourcing have separate usernames and passwords from the MFMP Vendor Registration account

    VBS has electronic notifications that vendors can register forThere are no usernames or passwords associated with VBS electronic notifications

    For assistance with eQuote and Sourcing please contact the MFMP Vendor Help desk, [email protected]

    For assistance with VBS Notifications please contact the Southwood Shared Resource Center (SSRC) service desk, [email protected]

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *eInvoicing eInvoicing

    eInvoicing is presenting an invoice electronically

    When deciding to eInvoice, consider:

    How many invoices are created for orders with State of Florida Executive Agencies in Fiscal Year 2007 See if you are invoicing these agencies on a frequent basis and look at how many invoices were created during this calendar year thus far

    The cost of time, research, and production of print invoices for your customers

  • Page - *Page - * eInvoicingBenefits to eInvoicing

    Saves a good amount of time for your business

    Substantially reduces paper flow and associated costs

    Encourages prompt and accurate processing of invoices

    Improves data accuracy, which reduces payment cycle times

    Additional information on the vendor toolkit: http://www.dms.myflorida.com/business_operations/state_purchasing/myflorida_marketplace/mfmp_buyers/myflorida_marketplace_toolkit/mfmp_einvoicing

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)EFT (Direct Deposit)

    Direct Deposit enables all payment monies to be available on the desired payment date

    Advantages include:Peace of Mind No mail delays or lost check worriesPrompt Payment Deposits will be available on the payment date Convenience Avoid special trips to your financial institution Freedom Your payment will be automatically deposited to your account

  • Page - *Page - *Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)To find out more about EFT, contact DFS:Direct Deposit E-mail address: [email protected] Deposit phone number (850) 413-5517

    To sign up for EFT, complete and submit the form located here: http://myfloridacfo.com/aadir/dd_vendor.pdf

    To receive funds electronically, please ensure your name on the Direct Deposit System and the name in your MFMP vendor registration account match directly

    At any time you can access DFS vendor payment website and look for a pending payment: https://flair.dbf.state.fl.us

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Transaction FeeWhat is the 1% transaction fee?

    The state Legislature through Chapter 287.057(23) of Florida Statutes charged the Department of Management Services (DMS) to develop a program for online procurement of commodities and contractual services (MyFloridaMarketPlace) and permitted DMS to charge a fee, after which DMS instituted the 1% transaction fee July 1st 2003 through Rule 60A-1 of the Florida Administrative Code (FAC)

    Applies to all transactions processed through the MFMP system unless specifically exempt by rule

    Business conducted with the State of Florida outside of MFMP is still subject to the 1% transaction fee unless specifically exempt by rule

  • Page - *Transaction FeeWhat is the 1% fee used for?

    Provides funding for state-of-the-art purchasing tools and technology that benefits the State and business community

    The MFMP 1% transaction fee provides vendors with electronic access to State buyers and to also provide vendor support activities

    There is no initial registration or ongoing subscription fee charged to vendors

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *CommunicationsVendor Web PagesBegin at http://myfloridamarketplace.com/ , then select MFMP Vendors

  • Page - *Page - *CommunicationsDesigned to enhance knowledge and overall use of the MFMP system, the new Vendor Web pages include a Vendor Toolkit and additional information to assist vendors on a daily basisA list of current state contracts and pricing agreements is available on the left-hand menuhttp://dms.myflorida.com/vendortoolkit

  • Page - *Page - *CommunicationsThe Vendor Toolkit includes:Vendor Training opportunitiesCommunications Bulletin BoardRevised FAQsUpdated Vendor toolsInformation on Doing Business with the State of FloridaNew! Training Aids

    http://dms.myflorida.com/vendortoolkit

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *Email NotificationsMFMP Vendor Email Notifications

    MFMP sends email notifications to keep vendors updated on important topics and information

    Common notifications vendors receive include:MyFloridaMarketPlace general announcementsFee Processing notices and remindersVendorHelp responseseQuote / Sourcing / VBS notifications

    To ensure you receive these communications, your email address in vendor registration must be current

  • Page - *Page - *Email NotificationsMyFloridaMarketPlace Notifications([email protected])

    Vendors receive notifications about general MFMP information on a regular basis. This includes:Maintenance windowsHot Topics/bulletin board postingsTraining OpportunitiesVendor ResourcesWeb site updatesTeleconference Announcements / Reminders

  • Page - *Page - *Email NotificationsFee Processing Notifications([email protected])

    MFMP will automatically send an email to remind vendors of reporting the 1% transaction fee30 day notice60 day notice

    Vendors will also receive an e-mail reminder to submit past due CBIs (Consolidated Billing Invoices)These are accessible online and are used to record the Transaction Fee Report

  • Page - *Page - *Email NotificationsVendorHelp Notifications([email protected])

    Anytime vendors have a question regarding MFMP, the Vendor Help Customer Service Desk is ready to provide assistance with any issue that arises When vendors submit questions to the Vendor Help Customer Service Desk, they will receive an e-mail response from [email protected]

  • Page - *Page - *Email NotificationseQuote / Sourcing / VBS Notifications

    According to your email preferences, you may receive bid notifications from: eQuote: tool used to respond to informal price quotes ($25,000)VBS: online bid posting site displaying all formal solicitations

    eQuote ([email protected]) sends a request notification whenever an agency customer creates a quote for goods/services Sourcing ([email protected]) distributes notifications of solicitations to the account contact VBS ([email protected]) sends notifications of published formal soliciatations to the account contact

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Future Vendor OpportunitiesTodays presentation is available on MFMP Vendor Toolkithttp://dms.myflorida.com/vendortoolkit

    Upcoming Interactive Meetings3/25/09: 1% Transaction Fee / Fee Reporting, 12:00 noon4/29/09: Solicitations, 12:00 noon

    Register online at http://dms.myflorida.com/vendormeetings

    Join MFMP online via WebEx

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid?Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *FAQsRevised Online FAQshttp://dms.myflorida.com/vendortoolkit

  • Page - *FAQsCommon Vendor Meeting FAQs What are the benefits of and how do I get certified as a minority vendor?This designation promotes the utilization of Floridas women, disabled veteran and minority-owned business enterprises within the business community that are certified by the Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD).To obtain information on being certified, or to acquire a recertification, contact OSD at: [email protected]

    Should I use my SSN to register as a vendor in MFMP?MFMP strongly recommends using a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) rather than a social security numberUsing an FEIN will minimize the risks to personal financial information associated with the use of social security numbersIf you do not have a FEIN number, please take a few minutes and obtain one at the IRS Web site

  • Page - *Q & AOther Comments

    Vendor meeting survey

  • Page - *Page - *Agenda Welcome / MFMP OverviewVendor RegistrationDemonstrationExamplesCommodity CodesSolicitations: eQuote / Sourcing / Vendor Bid System (VBS)How do I get Paid? Electronic Invoicing (eInvoicing)Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) 1% Transaction FeeMFMP CommunicationsEmail NotificationsFuture Vendor Opportunities FAQsAdditional Resources

  • Page - *Page - *ResourcesIf you have questions about a payment, contact the DFS Vendor Ombudsmen Section at (850) 413-5516

    For technical questions concerning MFMP, please contact Vendor Help at: [email protected] or 1-866-352-3776

    For technical questions regarding VBS notifications, please contact the SSRC Service Desk toll free at 1-877-299-7772 or [email protected]

    For questions about becoming a certified minority business enterprise (CMBE), please contact the Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD) at: [email protected]

    General MFMP Contact information: Phone: 866-352-3776 Fax: 850-414-8192 Email: [email protected] Website: http://myfloridamarketplace.com Hours: Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. EST

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