The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Commodity Procurement Program will provide domestic commodity vendors free training webinars for the Web-Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) System, April 4-June 20, 2019.
All offers must be submitted electronically via WBSCM. The live, interactive training sessions will focus on demonstrating the bidding process, using the export/import option, entering multiple plant offers and constraints.
The webinars will be held on Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. ET on the following dates:
• April 4
• April 25
• May 2
• May 23
• June 6
• June 20
Registration is required and space is limited. To register, submit your name, email address, phone number, company name and the date(s) you wish to attend to the AMS WBSCM Help Desk at WBSCMAMSHelpDesk@ams.usda.gov.
For more information about the webinars, contact the AMS WBSCM Help Desk.
The Commodity Procurement Program purchases a variety of domestically produced and processed commodity food products, through a competitive process among approved vendors. The purchase activities support American agriculture by encouraging the consumption of domestic foods. Wholesome, high-quality products, collectively called USDA Foods, are delivered to schools, food banks, and households in communities across the country and are a vital part of our nation’s food safety net.
More information about the program is available on the AMS Commodity Procurement webpage.
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