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FCCA is one of projects to evaluate the production capacity of Wal-mart's factory. It aims to identify effectively and exactly the production capacity or capacity of a new or current factory and help the factory develop a realistic quality system, reduce quality problems, and improve production efficiency and product value.
Walmart required all its new and current suppliers to participate in the FCCA program. This program does not focus on testing a single product type, but specifically evaluates all suppliers and their manufacturing facilities. This includes all subcontracting and packaging contracts to confirm that they comply with Wal-mart standards, including:
Benefits of WalMart Factory Capability and Capacity Audit (FCCA)
After passing the Wal-mart factory capacity assessment, the companies are capable of:
Objects and meanings of FCCA assessments
FCCA is required before committing orders to new factories of all suppliers, retail markets, and part of the 3 types of evaluation pre-qualifying audits (RS, SCS & FCCA). All FCCA audits will be conducted by third-party auditing companies appointed by Wal-mart at the supplier's expense.
All Wal-mart direct import suppliers (not food and packaging) are responsible for registering the review as soon as possible and paying fees in advance. All agreements must be implemented directly with third-party auditing companies which are appointed and not through Wal-mart.
A delay in scheduling an FCCA assessment pre-audit accompanies by the tardiness of ordering.