Contract number: GS00Q17GWD2430
Period of performance: through August 30, 2021
DUNS: 122847085 | CAGE code: 5SWY5
GSA 8a STARS II Overview
The 8(a) STARS II is a small business set-aside GWAC (government wide acquisition contract) which provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. Purchasing services through this contract is both cost effective and time efficient, ensuring customers will be working with government vetted companies.
When you purchase services with TRGroup through the 8(a) STARS II contract, you not only receive benefits associated with the GWAC but also the benefits of working with a highly qualified and multiple award company. See below for more information regarding the details of our contract and the TRGroup advantage.
Benefits of using the GSA 8a Stars II vehicle
- Streamlined procurement process
- 8(a) socioeconomic credit transferable to the agency
- Pre-competed, easy to use contracts
- Simplified access to TRG’s proven technology services
- Shortened procurement lead time
- Low user access fee (0.75 percent) already built into our ceiling prices
- FA1: NAICS 541511 – Custom Computer Programming Svcs
- FA2: NAICS 541512 – Computer Systems Design Svcs
- FA3: NAICS 541513 – Computer Facilities Management Svcs
- FA4: NAICS 541519 – Other Computer Related Svcs
frequently asked questions
Yes, based on Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637 and FAR 19.8), you may award task orders at or under the $4 Million competitive threshold on a sole-source basis. We also call this a directed order. Contract holders may take advantage of this unique provision based on self-marketing efforts or past performance.
You must give all contract holders within a functional area fair opportunity to compete when requirements exceed the $4 Million competitive threshold in accordance with FAR 16.
It is very simple. First read the ordering guide for helpful instructions on how to use 8(a) STARS II.
The GSA 8(a) STARS II program offers the unique opportunity to easily contract with highly qualified 8(a) small businesses. Using GWACs (Government Wide Acquisition Contracts) is a much faster alternative to time-consuming and costly full and open competitions. The GSA also offers training and customer service to help you with contracting rules and regulations.
Numerous information technology and related services are available to you via our 8a STARS II contract. You can also buy hardware, software and related supplies as part of an integrated solution.
GSA will review your task order or modification requirements for free to make sure the scope of your task order is compatible with the scope of the contract — we call this a scope compatibility review, and it takes approximately two to five business days for GSA to complete.
Agencies receive 8(a) credit by conducting a task order size re-representation. Ordering contracting officers can conduct a task order size re-representation as a condition of new task order awards, if you think it is in your agency’s best interest. Please contact the 8(a) STARS II team if you need assistance to conduct a task order size re-representation. After you have made the award, you claim socioeconomic credit by reporting contract actions in the Federal Procurement Database System (FPDS).
points of contact
Aaron Finney | CEO
*The STARS II contract can be accessed at www.gsa.gov/8astars2 –> from the menu on the left select ‘Resources’ –> Contract. (link: www.gsa.gov/8astars2)