8(a) STARS III

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KEY INFORMATION

MASTER CONTRACT NUMBER: 47QTCB22D0410

DUNS: 166596358

Unique Entity ID: NRUQH1SB1FK4

CAGE: 50NF5

EMAIL: stars3@fitsinc.net

Overview

The BEST INCLASS 8(a) STARS III GWAC is a multi-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract designed to provide federal agencies with innovative information technology services-based solutions from award-winning 8(a) small business partners like Frederick Information Technology Services (FITS). This next-generation GWAC is built on a framework to buy total IT solutions and will expand capabilities for emerging technologies and OCONUS requirements.  FITS holds the prime contract providing services under Information Technology Services (C.1) and Emerging Technology-Focused IT Services (C.2.1, Sub-Area 1).

FEATURES

  • $50 Billion program ceiling. Contract Ordering Period: 07/02/2021 thru 07/01/2026 and five-year base period with one three (3)-year option.
  • Task Order Performance can go 5 years beyond contract ordering end date.
  • Allows for directed award task orders under the 8(a) competitive threshold.
  • While some sole source orders are flagged as “high risk,” this is not the case with 8(a) directed orders.
  • Contract types include Fixed-Price, Time-and-materials, Labor Hour, and Incentives.
  • Permits other direct costs to include ancillary services and/or equipment that the Government determines to be integral and necessary to the IT services-based solution.
  • Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures.

BENEFITS

  • Allows for long term planning of large-scale program requirements.
  • Allows for directed task orders under the competitive threshold. While some sole source orders are flagged as “high risk,” this is not the case with 8(a) directed orders.
  • Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk.
  • Provides flexibility at the order level and facilitates integrated IT solutions.
  • Enables federal clients to earn 8(a) small business credit.
  • Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time.
  • Fair opportunity process supports best value awards.
  • Minimizes protest risk for orders under $10 Million and supports timely order award for optimal mission support.

Learn More About 8(a) STARS III GWAC: (www.gsa.gov/stars3)

Contact Information

FITS NAICS Codes To Achieve Federal Contracts

  • 541511 - Custom Computer Programming Services
  • 541512 - Computer Systems Design Services
  • 541513 - Computer Facilities Management Services
  • 541519 - Other Computer Related Services
  • 541330 - Engineering Services
  • 541611 – Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541990 – All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services