Do one thing and do it well. For 65 years, we’ve been refining our truck bodies to make them the best on the market.


Steel & Aluminum Truck Bodies by Reading

You don’t cut corners in your work, and you need a truck body built to the same high standards. After all, you can’t deliver on your promises if your truck doesn’t deliver for you.  As one of the leading truck body manufacturers for 65 years, our company has focused on a single goal: to build high quality work truck bodies specialized to meet vocational needs. That’s why contractors and fleets that want the best work truck for their money choose Reading truck bodies.


  • Crane Bodies

    Our heavy-duty Master Mechanics Series bodies are available in two basic platforms, Service Bodies and Crane Bodies, with design and manufacture focused on withstanding the harshest environments and most demanding applications in field use while providing the user with the highest quality, most user friendly, versatile, functional, and safe body available.

  • Custom Truck Bodies

    No job is too big or too small. Outfit your Reading truck body with specialized storage drawers and compartments, alternative fuel options, ancillary equipment requirements, custom truck beds, commercial truck caps and more. Simply let our team know what kind of custom truck body you need and our talented team will build exactly what you're looking for.

  • Dump Bodies

    Tough enough to handle whatever you throw at them, our dump bodies come loaded with standard features and the best warranties around. We include rugged metal construction, powerful hydraulics and rust-resistant finishes to ensure you get years of reliable service out of your dump body. You can even select the type of gate you want for the perfect custom solution.

  • Enclosed Bodies

    Our steel and aluminum enclosed bodies offer all the benefits of a standard service body plus a secure, sheltered work area so you can keep on working rain or shine. This is a popular choice for those of you who can't let the weather dictate when you work, so check out our selection of work truck bodies with enclosed spaces and equip your business for any job out in the field and out on the road.

  • Options and Accessories

    Outfit your Reading work truck body with storage boxes and equipment racks to create the perfect setup for your unique needs.

  • Platform, Landscape & Hauler Bodies

    Our platform and landscape bodies feature rugged, reinforced steel understructures and a range of platform and side options to suit your business. They make heading out over any sort of terrain easy and offer rugged durability for your landscaping or construction business. You'll find a range of configurations designed to meet your needs and make your job easier.

  • Service Bodies

    With industry-leading standard features and exclusive options, you can customize a steel or aluminum Reading service truck body to take your workshop on the road. Don't get stuck looking for space to store and transport all of the tools and materials you need out in the field. Instead, choose the service body that best matches the way you do business and benefit from the flexibility we pack into every body we build.

Body Recall Information

Your vehicle may be included in an important safety recall. Reading has found cracking may occur at the welded joint between the rear Crossmember and side compartment. This could cause an impact in the operation of the rear tail lights and turn signals if not repaired.
Please search for your body serial number and/or truck VIN number to see if your body is included in this recall.

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Then take the next step and learn what Reading Truck Body can do for you.

Your customers come to you for your OEM-specific expertise. Work with an Authorized Reading Truck Body Distributor to meet their commercial upfit needs with the best utility, dump, crane and platform bodies on the market.

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Outstanding products are only a part of a sales relationship. At Reading, it starts with our dedicated national accounts team, who provide expert guidance and fast, trouble-free service to fleets with substantial ongoing needs. Discover why it pays to outfit your fleet with premium, American-made Reading products.

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Distributors play a major role in the Reading success story, and we are always looking to grow and expand our footprint in the truck equipment marketplace. Find out if becoming an authorized Reading distributor will work for your business.

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