Platform & Landscape Bodies

When you’re working in commercial or residential landscaping, tow and haul, general contracting and many other industries, having the right transportation equipment is critical to your success. As one of the leading and largest truck equipment manufacturers in the United States, Reading provides a comprehensive selection of platform and landscape truck bodies for sale. Whether your applications involve moving and placing compact equipment, tools, supplies or bulk materials, you can rest assured we have a cost-effective solution suited to your particular requirements.

Ideal for construction, landscape and nursery operations, Reading’s platform bodies, stake bodies and solid-sided landscape bodies make loading and unloading heavy equipment, pallets and loose material easy and safe. Reading offers an array of side systems such as stake body truck racks, Redi-Racks and low-profile contractor sides, making our platform bodies adaptable for a wide range of uses. We also offer a variety of steel and wood deck options so you can customize your platform truck body to suit your needs.

At Reading, we strive to make the process of finding the platform and landscape utility bodies for your truck chassis as simple and affordable as possible. When you partner with us, you benefit from a company with over 60 years of industry experience and product excellence and innovation. All of our platform and landscape truck beds, sides and bodies are 100 percent made in the USA using top-quality materials and state-of-the-art manufacturing methods. We also use a proprietary, eco-friendly bare metal zinc phosphate bath to prep our platform and landscape truck bodies for an ultra-durable and lasting powder coat finish.

Choose from our open deck platform truck bodies, stake truck bodies with a variety of available side rack systems and landscaper bodies with a high-sided dump-style body and scissor hoist for transporting bulk materials. Follow the links below for more information and detailed specifications, and

Our Landscaper SL landscaper body features solid, welded sides and a scissor hoist ideal for transporting loose and bulk materials. Available in nine-foot, 10-foot and 12-foot model sizes, these landscape truck bodies feature specially coated steel construction capable of standing up to rugged conditions hauling soil, mulch, rock and other challenging materials. The SL landscape truck bed is capable of handling an eight- to 13-ton capacity and offers a 50-degree scissor hoist for faster and more efficient unloading. Additional features range from full-welded cab guards and tarp tie-down cleats to a rear swing-out barn door with holdbacks and a convenient side-swing door. These purpose-built landscape truck beds can be custom designed to your specifications and are available with optional foldaway access steps, underbody box storage or slide-away access ladders.

Versatile and tough, our platform bodies are built with premium A60 steel and feature our exclusive Triple Protection E-coat primer and powder coat finish. Choose from a range of wood and steel decks for a variety of applications. We carry heavy-duty platform bodies ideal for hauling commercial goods and a variety of small to heavy machinery. Units feature a sub-frame mounted, double-acting electric hydraulic scissor hoist with a 50-degree dump angle and eight- to 13-ton capacity. Units come available with a durable pine platform floor and deep reinforced stake pockets. You’ll also find Redi-Dek pickup bed replacements for a versatile option for safely hauling light equipment and machinery. Redi-Dek platform truck bodies feature a corrosion resistant powder coat finish and tapered bulkhead, and they come available with outside rail options and gooseneck, contractor body packages.

When it comes to hauling the heaviest loads and safely and efficiently handling large equipment and bulk materials, our stake body platform and landscape truck beds get the job done right. Reading offers an array of stake body truck sides and other options for platform bodies, including steel stakes, Redi-Racks, low-profile contractor sides and solid sides. And that’s just the beginning. Our Redi-Rack option delivers increased safety and material retention hauling loose items and supplies as well as pallets and small equipment. Our steel stake body units come available from 10’ to 26’ with a maximum body width of 96” to provide the sizeable open platform and secure racking system ideal for transporting pallets and bulk materials.