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8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services (STARS) II - Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)

8(a) STARS II is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses to federal agencies. Using 8(a) STARS II will enable you to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle instead of traditional, open market methods – saving time and taxpayer money.

The 8(a) program refers to the Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development Program, named for a section of the Small Business Act. This program was created to help small disadvantaged businesses compete in the federal procurement market. For further information, see the SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program webpage. For more information on the 8(a) STARS II contract vehicle, please see the 8(a) STARS II Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) webpage.

GSA awarded Peerless Technologies with an 8(a) STARS II contract in Constellation I to provide technology solutions to Department of Defense (DoD) and federal civilian agencies in the following Functional Areas (FAs) designated by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS):

  • FA1: NAICS 541511 - Custom Computer Programming Services

  • FA4: NAICS 541519 - Other Computer Related Services

See the NAICS webpage for additional information and background descriptions about NAICS.

Peerless core competencies are Systems Engineering; Program Management; Information Technology; Cyber Defense; Medical and Human Performance; Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance; Training and Training Systems; Research and Development, Test and Evaluation. Peerless offers proven acquisition and sustainment project management, portfolio management, and planning capabilities. We welcome you to browse our services listed above to help decide how Peerless can serve your needs.

Our ISO 9001:2008 certification and Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) Level 3 processes ensure technical performance and financial and contract management quality through a certified Quality Management System. Boasting a very high employee retention rate, Peerless is a multi-year winner of the Dayton Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Award (2007–2009) and Dayton Daily News' Top Workplaces Award (2012–2013).

Features

  • $10B program ceiling and five-year base period with one, five-year option

  • Directed task orders up to $4M

  • Contract types include fixed price, labor hour, and time and material terms

  • Two constellations (tiers)

  • Permits other direct costs when it is integral and necessary to the IT effort

  • Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small business industry partners

  • Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505

  • Complimentary scope compatibility reviews

  • Compliance with Section 843 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2008 and Section 863 of NDAA 2009

  • No protests on orders under $10M, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWAC

Benefits

  • Allows for long term planning of large scale program requirements

  • Enhanced opportunities for 8(a) firms

  • Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk

  • Offers access to a pool of contractors with additional industry credentials

  • Facilitates integrated IT solutions

  • Enables federal clients to earn 8(a) small business credit

  • Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time

  • Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits

  • FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process supports best value awards

  • Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support

Basic Contract

Contractor DUNS Number: 132729877

Peerless' 8(a) STARS II Contract Number: GS06F1123Z

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Program Manager Contact Information

Jerry Tritle
Vice President, Business Development
2300 National Road
Fairborn, OH 45324
937-490-5035
937-490-5001 (fax)
8aSTARS2@epeerless.com

Peerless CCR (SAM) Information

NOTE: CCR has been subsumed into the System for Award Management (SAM). The link above opens the SAM website. Once there, please click 'Search Records' and perform a simple search by DUNS number 132729877 or an advanced search using the phrase Peerless Technologies Corporation to open our information.

GSA's 8(a) STARS II Website

Peerless Technologies Corporation
2300 National Road
Fairborn, OH 45324
937-490-5000
937-490-5001 (fax)
www.epeerless.com

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