Commercial Transport

Commercial Transport

Description
Description

Commercial transport encompasses vehicles and infrastructure facilitating the movement of goods and passengers for profit. This sector includes trains, buses, airplanes, ships, and trucks, operating on schedules and established routes. Revenue is generated through ticket sales, freight charges, or contractual services.

Unlike personal transport, which caters to individual needs using private vehicles, commercial transport serves the broader public or businesses. Another distinction is from governmental transport, often funded by taxpayer money for strategic or public welfare purposes. Efficient commercial transport thrives on balancing operational costs with income, often influenced by fuel prices, regulations, and market demand.

History
History

From horse-drawn carriages and sailing ships, transport underwent radical transformations. Steam engines revolutionized railways and sea travel in the 19th century, shrinking distances. The 20th century saw the rise of motor vehicles and commercial aviation, offering unprecedented speed and convenience. Containerization streamlined maritime logistics, while the jet age made global travel commonplace.

The late 20th and early 21st centuries introduced high-speed trains, redefining rail travel. Digital innovations now offer smart and interconnected transportation solutions. Throughout these phases, the drive has consistently been towards faster, more efficient, and accessible means of moving goods and people.

Future
Future

Commercial transport design is gravitating towards sustainability and efficiency. Electric and hybrid propulsion systems are gaining traction, promising greener travel on roads, skies, and seas. Autonomous vehicles, from self-driving cars to unmanned cargo ships, will redefine mobility and logistics. High-speed rail, like the Hyperloop, seeks to offer rapid intercity connections.

Urban air mobility, leveraging eVTOLs, could alleviate urban congestion. Connectivity and AI play pivotal roles, ensuring smarter, safer, and more integrated transportation. As environmental concerns escalate, circular economy concepts and renewable energy sources will further influence design, driving a holistic shift in how we move and connect.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What is the difference between logistics and commercial transport?

Logistics encompasses the comprehensive planning, coordination, and management of the movement and storage of goods, services, and information from origin to destination. Commercial transport, on the other hand, specifically refers to the actual vehicles and infrastructure used for moving goods or passengers for profit, like trucks, ships, or airplanes.

What mode of commercial transportation is the most expensive?

Air freight is typically the most expensive mode of commercial transportation, especially for long distances. It offers speed and efficiency but incurs high fuel, infrastructure, and operational costs. However, specialized shipments, such as transporting oversized or heavy equipment by road or sea, can also be notably costly due to unique requirements and logistical challenges.

Which form of commercial transportation is the most profitable?

Commercial aviation, particularly on long-haul routes with high occupancy, has traditionally been among the most profitable forms of commercial transportation. Meanwhile, container shipping, due to the sheer volume of global trade, also sees significant profitability. However, profitability can fluctuate based on fuel prices, regulations, and global economic conditions.

Transport

* Under Development *

38’7” | 11.76 m
117’5” | 35.8 m
123’3” | 37.57 m
82,100 lb | 37,200 kg
1984
Airbus A320
1176.000
3580.000
3757.000
37200.000
1984.00
217000
GUIDE
3D
Airbus A320
55’11” | 17.05 m
212’5” | 64.75 m
219’2” | 66.8 m
239,000 lb | 108,400 kg
2014
Airbus A350-900
1705.000
6475.000
6680.000
108400.000
2014.00
66000
GUIDE
3D
Airbus A350-900
79’ | 24.09 m
261’8” | 79.75 m
238’7” | 72.72 m
628,300 lb | 285,000 kg
2005
Airbus A380-800
2409.000
7975.000
7272.000
285000.000
2005.00
207000
GUIDE
3D
Airbus A380-800
29” | 73.7 cm (Estimated)
24” | 61 cm (Estimated)
30” | 76.2 cm (Estimated)
100 lb | 45 kg
2019
Amazon Scout
73.700
61.000
76.200
45.000
2019.00
9500
GUIDE
3D
Amazon Scout
41’2” | 12.55 m
112’7” | 34.32 m
129’6” | 39.47 m
90,700 lb | 41,140 kg
1994
Boeing 737-800
1255.000
3432.000
3947.000
41140.000
1994.00
141000
GUIDE
3D
Boeing 737-800
60’8” | 18.5 m
212’7” | 64.8 m
242’4” | 73.86 m
370,000 lb | 167,800 kg
2004
Boeing 777-300ER
1850.000
6480.000
7386.000
167800.000
2004.00
126000
GUIDE
3D
Boeing 777-300ER
55’6” | 16.92 m
197’3” | 60.12 m
186’1” | 56.72 m
264,500 lb | 120,000 kg
2011
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
1692.000
6012.000
5672.000
120000.000
2011.00
37000
GUIDE
3D
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
8’11” | 2.72 m
36’ | 11 m
27’2” | 8.28 m
1,669 lb | 757 kg
1958
Cessna 172 Skyhawk
272.000
1100.000
828.000
757.000
1958.00
GUIDE
3D
Cessna 172 Skyhawk
7’1” | 216 cm
6’7” | 201 cm
18’8” | 569 cm
5,108 lb | 2,317 kg
2024
Chevrolet Express Van
216.000
201.000
569.000
2317.000
2024.00
13800
GUIDE
3D
Chevrolet Express Van
7’1” | 216 cm
6’7” | 201 cm
20’4” | 620 cm
5,329 lb | 2,417 kg
2024
Chevrolet Express Van (LWB)
216.000
201.000
620.000
2417.000
2024.00
13800
GUIDE
3D
Chevrolet Express Van (LWB)
12’6” | 3.81 m
8’4” | 2.55 m
39’4” | 12 m
2003
Coach Buses
381.000
255.000
1200.000
2003.00
GUIDE
3D
Coach Buses
70” | 178 cm
58.3” | 148 cm
134” | 340 cm
1,631-1,874 lb | 740-850 kg
2014
Daihatsu Hijet
178.000
148.000
340.000
740.000
2014.00
22000
GUIDE
3D
Daihatsu Hijet
72.8” | 185 cm
58.3” | 148 cm
134” | 340 cm
1,918-2,250 lb | 870-1,020 kg
2021
Daihatsu Hijet Cargo
185.000
148.000
340.000
870.000
2021.00
22000
GUIDE
3D
Daihatsu Hijet Cargo
65” | 165 cm
51.2” | 130 cm
113” | 287 cm
1,257 lb | 570 kg
1996
Daihatsu Midget
165.000
130.000
287.000
570.000
1996.00
13000
GUIDE
3D
Daihatsu Midget
43” | 108.9 cm
26” | 66.4 cm
38” | 96.2 cm
2019
DeliRo
108.900
66.400
96.200
2019.00
5
GUIDE
3D
DeliRo
14’3” | 4.34 m
40’4” | 12.29 m
42’1” | 12.82 m
7132 lb | 3235 kg
2007
Embraer Phenom 100
434.000
1229.000
1282.000
3235.000
2007.00
3600
GUIDE
3D
Embraer Phenom 100
11.9’ | 3.6 m
33.5’ | 10.2 m
33.5’ | 10.2 m
6,000 lbs | 2,720 kg
1996
Eurocopter EC135
360.000
1020.000
1020.000
2720.000
1996.00
GUIDE
3D
Eurocopter EC135
58” | 147.3 cm (Estimated)
28” | 71.1 cm (Estimated)
36” | 91.4 cm (Estimated)
200 lb | 91 kg
2019
FedEx Roxo
147.300
71.100
91.400
91.000
2019.00
10
GUIDE
3D
FedEx Roxo
6’10.3” | 209 cm
6’9.3” | 207 cm
18’4” | 559 cm
4,985 lb | 2,261 kg
2024
Ford Transit Van
209.000
207.000
559.000
2261.000
2024.00
493000
GUIDE
3D
Ford Transit Van
9’ | 274 cm
6’9.3” | 207 cm
22’ | 671 cm
6,230 lb | 2,826 kg
2024
Ford Transit Van (XL Ext.)
274.000
207.000
671.000
2826.000
2024.00
493000
GUIDE
3D
Ford Transit Van (XL Ext.)
8’3.2” | 252 cm
6’9.3” | 207 cm
19’7.5” | 598 cm
5,542 lb | 2,514 kg
2024
Ford Transit Van (XL)
252.000
207.000
598.000
2514.000
2024.00
493000
GUIDE
3D
Ford Transit Van (XL)
69” | 175 cm
58.3” | 148 cm
134” | 340 cm
1,697-1,830 lb | 770-830 kg
2009
Honda Acty
175.000
148.000
340.000
770.000
2009.00
40000
GUIDE
3D
Honda Acty
74” | 188 cm
58.3” | 148 cm
134” | 340 cm
1,764-2,270 lb | 800-1,030 kg
1999-2018
Honda Acty Van
188.000
148.000
340.000
800.000
1999.00
40000
GUIDE
3D
Honda Acty Van
8’3” | 251 cm
7’1” | 216 cm
17’ | 513 cm
6,000 lb | 2,722 kg
1950-1958
International Metro Van
251.000
216.000
513.000
2722.000
1950.00
150
GUIDE
3D
International Metro Van
9’5” | 287 cm
7’4” | 224 cm
23’5” | 714 cm
8,000 lb | 3,629 kg
2011
Isuzu Reach
287.000
224.000
714.000
3629.000
2011.00
300
GUIDE
3D
Isuzu Reach
22” | 55.9 cm (Estimated)
17” | 43.2 cm (Estimated)
22” | 55.9 cm (Estimated)
2017
KiwiBot
55.900
43.200
55.900
2017.00
4600
GUIDE
3D
KiwiBot
6’3.2” | 191 cm
6’4” | 193 cm
16’10.4” | 514 cm
4,123 lb | 1,870 kg
2024
Mercedes-Benz Metris Van
191.000
193.000
514.000
1870.000
2024.00
21200
GUIDE
3D
Mercedes-Benz Metris Van
6’3.2” | 191 cm
6’4” | 193 cm
17’7.4” | 537 cm
4,178 lb | 1,895 kg
2024
Mercedes-Benz Metris Van (LWB)
191.000
193.000
537.000
1895.000
2024.00
21200
GUIDE
3D
Mercedes-Benz Metris Van (LWB)
7’9” | 236 cm
6’8” | 203 cm
19’3” | 594 cm
5,313 lb | 2,410 kg
2024
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van
236.000
203.000
594.000
2410.000
2024.00
228000
GUIDE
3D
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van
9’3” | 282 cm
6’8” | 203 cm
24’2” | 737 cm
5,754 lb | 2,610 kg
2024
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van (LWB Ext.)
282.000
203.000
737.000
2610.000
2024.00
228000
GUIDE
3D
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van (LWB Ext.)
8’4” | 254 cm
6’8” | 203 cm
22’10” | 696 cm
5,379 lb | 2,440 kg
2024
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van (LWB)
254.000
203.000
696.000
2440.000
2024.00
228000
GUIDE
3D
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van (LWB)
75.2” | 191 cm
58.3” | 148 cm
134” | 340 cm
2,403-2,470 lb | 1,090-1,120 kg
1999
Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV
191.000
148.000
340.000
1090.000
1999.00
7100
GUIDE
3D
Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV
73” | 186 cm
43” | 110 cm
108” | 274 cm
2535 lb | 1150 kg
2020
Nuro R2
186.000
110.000
274.000
1150.000
2020.00
10
GUIDE
3D
Nuro R2
66.5” | 169 cm
58.7” | 149 cm
124” | 315 cm
992 lb | 450 kg
2013
Piaggio Ape
168.000
149.000
315.000
450.000
2013.00
28000
GUIDE
3D
Piaggio Ape
7’ | 213 cm
6’8.3” | 204 cm
16’3.3” | 496 cm
4,554 lb | 2,066 kg
2024
Ram ProMaster Van
213.000
204.000
496.000
2066.000
2024.00
39500
GUIDE
3D
Ram ProMaster Van
8’8” | 264 cm
6’8.3” | 204 cm
19’8.2” | 600 cm
4,895 lb | 2,220 kg
2024
Ram ProMaster Van (LWB Ext.)
264.000
204.000
600.000
2220.000
2024.00
39500
GUIDE
3D
Ram ProMaster Van (LWB Ext.)
7’9” | 236 cm
6’8.3” | 204 cm
17’9” | 541 cm
4,787 lb | 2,171 kg
2024
Ram ProMaster Van (LWB)
236.000
204.000
541.000
2171.000
2024.00
39500
GUIDE
3D
Ram ProMaster Van (LWB)
38” | 96.5 cm (Estimated)
30” | 76.2 cm (Estimated)
54” | 137 cm (Estimated)
80 lb | 45 kg
2019
Refraction REV-1
96.500
76.200
137.000
45.000
2019.00
5
GUIDE
3D
Refraction REV-1
69.5” | 176.5 cm
55” | 140 cm
11’5” | 347 cm
2019
Robomart
176.500
140.000
347.000
2019.00
2900
GUIDE
3D
Robomart
21.8” | 55.4 cm;
49.1” | 124.8 cm (with flagpole)
22.4” | 56.9 cm
26.7” | 67.8 cm
50 lb | 23 kg
2014
Starship Robot
55.400
56.900
67.800
23.000
2014.00
1100
GUIDE
3D
Starship Robot
76” | 193 cm
56” | 142 cm
139” | 353 cm
2,293 lb | 1,040 kg
1993
Subaru Libero
193.000
142.000
353.000
1040.000
1993.00
12500
GUIDE
3D
Subaru Libero
70” | 178 cm
58.3” | 148 cm
134” | 340 cm
1,609-2,227 lb | 730-1,010 kg
2014
Subaru Sambar
178.000
148.000
340.000
730.000
2014.00
27000
GUIDE
3D
Subaru Sambar
66” | 168 cm
55” | 140 cm
126” | 320 cm
1,036 lb | 470 kg
1973-1982
Subaru Sambar Van
168.000
140.000
320.000
470.000
1973.00
27000
GUIDE
3D
Subaru Sambar Van
62.2” | 158 cm
51.2” | 130 cm
118” | 300 cm
1,124 lb | 510 kg
1969-1972
Suzuki Carry
158.000
130.000
300.000
510.000
1969.00
20000
GUIDE
3D
Suzuki Carry
72.8” | 185 cm
59” | 150 cm
149.6” | 380 cm
1,951 lb | 885 kg
2005
Tata Ace
185.000
150.000
380.000
885.000
2005.00
59000
GUIDE
3D
Tata Ace
34” | 86.4 cm (Estimated)
28” | 71.1 cm (Estimated)
58” | 147.3 cm (Estimated)
60 lb | 27 kg
2018
TeleRetail Delivery Robot
86.400
71.100
147.300
27.000
2018.00
5
GUIDE
3D
TeleRetail Delivery Robot
13’ (156”) | 396 cm (Estimated)
8’6” (102”) | 259 cm (Estimated)
20’9” (249”) | 632 cm (Estimated)
25000 lb | 11340 kg (Estimated)
2021
Tesla Semi
396.000
259.000
632.000
11340.000
2021.00
35000
GUIDE
3D
Tesla Semi
10’5.2” | 318 cm
8’ | 244 cm
27’5” | 836 cm
13,000 lb | 5,900 kg
2023
Workhorse W56
318.000
244.000
836.000
5900.000
2023.00
150
GUIDE
3D
Workhorse W56
9’9” | 297 cm
7’5” | 226 cm
25’6” | 777 cm
9,300 lb | 4,220 kg
2022
Workhorse W750
297.000
226.000
777.000
4220.000
2022.00
40
GUIDE
3D
Workhorse W750
44.5” | 113 cm
44.5” | 113 cm
10.3’ | 3.14 m
584 lb | 265 kg
2019
Yamaha WaveRunner EX Sport (2019)
113.000
113.000
314.000
265.000
2019.00
800
GUIDE
3D
Yamaha WaveRunner EX Sport (2019)