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):
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 2 processes ensure technical performance and financial and contract management quality through a certified Quality Management System. Boasting a 96-percent 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).
$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
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
Contractor DUNS Number: 132729877
Peerless' 8(a) STARS II Contract Number: GS06F1123Z
Prompt Payment Terms - (See page 22)
Program Manager Contact Information
Vice President, Business Development
2300 National Road
Fairborn, OH 45324
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
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