Platform Truck Bodies
When you work in general contracting, residential landscaping, commercial construction, heavy haul and delivery and countless other industries, getting your equipment, tools, supplies and materials to the jobsite safely and efficiently is half the battle to being successful. At Reading, we specialize in manufacturing platform truck bodies, service trucks and truck equipment that’s built to last and perform in the most challenging daily applications. Whether you need a solution for transporting compact machinery, heavy equipment, loose or bulk items, pallets and more, we’ll help you find the platform truck bed and required rack or railing that fits your budget and your specifications.
With acrylic E-Coat priming, black powder coat finish, a rugged steel girder understructure and choice of steel or wood platforms, the Reading Platform Truck Bodies are built tough to get the job done and give you years of dependable service. Four flooring options allow you to customize your body for your unique needs. Platform rails with deep, reinforced stake pockets hold optional stake body truck racks or body sides firmly in place.
Since 1955, Reading Truck Body has been a leading national provider of the best vocational truck bodies on the market. We call on decades of experience and innovation to engineer top-quality solutions that set the standard for strength and durability. Our platform service bodies are made in the U.S.A. by highly skilled craftspeople using premium materials and components. With a massive, state-of-the-art headquarters and facilities in Reading, PA, many company-owned upfit locations and a network of authorized distributors throughout the continent, no other source can match our prices or our services.
If you’re searching for a cost-effective way to upgrade your transportation equipment and expand your businesses capabilities, Reading can help. Browse our selection of platform truck bodies available and follow the links for more detailed specifications and product information. Contact us online anytime to speak with a knowledgeable member of our team about building a service body customized to your requirements.
Our rugged platform body is the preferred choice for hauling goods and equipment of all sizes. Available in nine-foot to 24-foot sizes, 885 lbs to 2,900-lbs platform weight and a variety of smooth steel, deck plate and wood floor types, we carry platform truck bodies for virtually any heavy-duty application. These reliable performers feature top-of-the-line coating-weight steel and rugged steel girder understructures and are finished with our Triple Protection system for impressive strength and durability. When you buy platform service bodies from us, you benefit from galvannealed steel rails and flat tie-down rails, deep reinforced stake pockets, quick-release rack latches, slotted steel bulkheads and standard lighting. It can be customized with numerous deck and side options to serve your business’s unique needs. From aluminum storage boxes and low contractor sides to slip-resistant steel deck plates and ICC bumpers, we’ll build the platform truck bodies you’re searching for to your exact specifications.
Hauling equipment and handling materials with a standard pickup or aging truck body is often unsafe and inefficient. Redi-Dek™ is the perfect pickup bed replacement, with a compact platform ideal for securely hauling equipment and light machinery. Units are constructed of heavy-duty steel, come available in 8.5’, 10’, 11’ and 12’ body lengths and can be configured with contractor sides, an overhead material rack or gooseneck trailer hitch.
To ensure a long and productive service life, Reading builds Redi-Dek Platform truck beds with exceptionally strong steel girder understructures protected by E-Coat primer and black powder coat finish. A slotted steel bulkhead allows for improved driver visibility while a full-width rear apron with recessed LED taillights provides increased safety and protection. Versatile option packages include SL Body, Tow & Haul Body and Contractor Body with available aluminum or steel underbody tool boxes in 24” to 60” sizes.