Transport and Mobility

Innovation, performance and impact in the Transportation and Mobility sectors

G.A.C. Group supports the development and transformation of industrial and service companies in the transport and mobility sector, by backing their innovation strategies and productive investments to create a more virtuous industry.

Automotive, rail, shipbuilding and logistics: a leading sector in France

The transport and mobility sector - automotive, naval, rail, logistics, excluding aeronautics - covers 1.1 million direct jobs in industrial sectors. Sales in the automotive sector alone total €155 billion, with a 2020 R&D budget of €6 billion and a contribution of 7.4% to the national Research Tax Credit envelope. In the diversity of its businesses - manufacturing, trading, freight and passenger transport services - the transport & mobility sector faces common challenges brought about by climate, social and economic changes.

What are the major challenges facing transport and mobility companies?

The impact of the transport sector on the environment

Climate change mitigation policies and strategies are forcing manufacturers and operators to rapid transition in their technological choices and business models the electrification of road mobility, the changeover of rail transport modes on non-electrified lines, as well as sea and river freight transport, pose real technological and industrial challenges, which must be met at full speed in order to meet the commitments of the National Low Carbon Strategy batteries, motors, hydrogen, hybridization, retrofitting, lightweighting... are the new levers for the energy transition.

Topics relating to materialsto processesto the reuse and recyclingand the consideration of environmental impact throughout the value chainare just as important.

Driving the digital transition to smart, sustainable mobility

The development of the digital world opens up new possibilities, and requires the industry to stay in the race in terms of services, monitoring, vehicle maintenance, transport traceability... The technological and standards challenges are numerousBut they also carry key challenges in terms of cybersecurity and personal data management. The role of digital technology in design, validation and manufacturing chains is also a factor in drastically improving productivity, which is critical in the current trend towards "digitalization". industrial relocation and strategic sovereignty.

Finally, the changing societal expectations lead to review transport consumption patternsin particular by taking into account their carbon impactThis has led to a significant increase in point-to-point deliveries of goods, in line with the boom in e-commerce. The new mobility offers are a response to these challenges.

The the mobility sector is particularly concerned by the ecological transitionThis is as much a question of the environment as of changes in usage. Environmental performance should therefore be placed on the same level as economic performance when it comes to business development. Developing high-performance, sustainable innovation is a key performance lever for transport organizations and ecosystems. Within competitiveness clusters or strategic industry committees (Rail, Marine, Automotive), innovation players deploy a potential for innovation that is essential to the sector's competitiveness, with the support of public authorities.

How can innovation drive performance in the transport and mobility sector?

How can public support finance innovation in the transport and mobility sectors?

The sector is thus strongly supported in its R&D and industrial investment projects as part of national strategic exercises throughpublic grants and subsidiesin addition to tax measures such as tax credits (CIR and CII).

The program France 2030 for example, sets a target of 2 million electric and hybrid vehicles manufactured in France by 2030. decarbonization of industry. All these objectives are also reflected in industry roadmaps and national acceleration strategies. Decarbonizing industry ", " Digitization and decarbonization of mobility "but also in a related way Developing low-carbon hydrogen ", " Recycling and reincorporation of recycled materials "or " 5G and future telecom network technologies "for example.

Calls for projects to award grants and subsidies to innovative projects are regularly published in line with these strategies. CORAM-related calls for automotive projects, CORIMER for naval applications or CORIFER for railway R&D. European equivalents such as the Shift2rail initiative also fund innovation in these areas, while Eucar defines strategic priorities for European research, development and innovation in the automotive sector.

Financing innovation in the transport and mobility sector also involves leveraging intellectual property assets such as patents and copyrighted software through the IP Box tax regime.

How to innovate better and faster?

In addition to financial assistance, companies in the Transport and mobility can also accelerate their innovation projects by using theopen innovation and co-innovation to set up public-private partnerships and to bring out new ideas or market opportunities (new uses, new materials, biofuels).

In order to implement an effective and constructive innovation strategy, major companies in the national and international transport and logistics sector need toalign their growth strategy with their capacity for innovation. A innovation diagnosis can be a solution to put in place to highlight the key success factors of a sustainable innovation strategy.

G.A.C. offers a Open Innovation platform, ideXlab which allows to achieve rapid state of the art, d'identify innovative ecosystemsof contact potential partners in the transport and mobility sectorWe're also working in all related sectors (ICT, materials, optics, electronics, etc.) to accelerate collaborative innovation.

G.A.C. leverages its industry experience to help you implement your projects through a comprehensive offer to innovate, perform and be part of a responsible approach.

For more than 20 years, our multi-disciplinary team of engineers and PhDs has been advising and supporting players in the transport and mobility sector in their innovation projects, from idea to market launch, including the search for financing.

To what extent does an effective HR policy promote growth in the Transport and Mobility sector?

In view of the arduous nature of the work and the shortage of qualified profiles, the Transport and Mobility sector is facing a number of challenges. new challenges in social and human management.

As a company's primary resource, human resources alone represent an under-exploited growth lever for ensuring your company's profitability.

Controlling your AT/MP rate

A risk prevention policy coupled with a optimized management of your accidents and occupational diseases will improve your employees' quality of life at work, while reducing your costs.

Our consultants, specialists in Social Security Law, have been advising you on how to optimize the management of your occupational injuries for over 20 years. In addition to consulting, G.A.C. has developed AT Advancea powerful and intuitive control solution for simplify and secure the administrative management of your occupational injuries.

Manage your HR indicators

Because we are convinced that tracking HR indicators using high-performance digital tools is a driving force for increase the efficiency of your teamsWe offer a complete HR decision-support solution.

The D2BI business intelligence solution allows our industrial customers to manage their human resources, whether they have one or several sites: absenteeism, entry-exit, gender equality, etc. Using highly granular indicators, your HR teams can make decisions adapted to the realities of the company.

Controlling your social charges

For nearly 20 years, we have been assisting companies in the healthcare sector in the overall control of their social charges generated by the indispensable resource of people.
In order to secure your financial and social situation, we carry out payroll audits, ofDSN compliance audits and social security audits (verification of compliance with regulations, optimization of loads, security and reliability of data) in order to make sure you contribute the right amount. Our experts in payroll and DSN also assist you during the URSSAF controls.

For the past 20 years, G.A.C. has been supporting companies and services in the transport and mobility sectors, working closely with them to address their issues and transformation challenges. With a solid reputation in HR performance built on the technical expertise of our legal consultants and the development of digital analysis tools, we offer dedicated support in response to your challenges.

How can you optimize the financial management of your tax liabilities in the transport sector?

You need solid, reliable cash flow management to avoid areas of risk and enable your business to grow. The long-term viability of your business depends on this financial management.

The economic weight of your company's tax expenses can be colossal. Optimizing your tax situation is becoming an imperative in a context of rising inflation.

How can you anticipate tax-related expenses to guarantee your profitability?

G.A.C has developed a complete service offer for to reduce your tax burden and meet your challenges through various meanslocal taxation (property tax, business property tax, business value added tax), energy taxation (TICFE, TICGN, TURPE, CEE), the taxation of urban planning, ancillary taxes (taxes on offices and commercial surfaces, TASCOM), and contributions (C3S, etc.))

Finally, thanks to ourimplementation study (advice in the choice of the implantation according to taxes), we accompany you in your real estate projects in order tooptimize your expenses.

Our tax consultants offer support throughout your land investments and restructuring (reporting assistance, budgeting, etc.) for secure local taxes. 

You have received a TF/CFE audit notification from the tax authorities?

Our team will accompanies during tax audits to secure your rental values and reduce your additional contributions etc.)

For over 20 years, our tax consultants have been helping our industrial customers to diagnose, secure, optimize and rationalize their local and energy-related tax expenses. Our specialists work with large groups as well as ETIs, real estate companies and SMEs in all sectors of activity. From monitoring to litigation, in partnership with law firms, they help you manage your tax expenses.

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