Steel and Aluminum Truck Bodies By Reading Available at Freeland Fleet & Commercial in Nashville, Tennessee

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 60 years, Reading 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.

Service Bodies


Aluminum Service Bodies

Classic II Aluminum Service Body

The Classic II is Reading’s premier service body, with quality components, innovative features and Reading’s legendary durability. When you choose the Aluminum Classic II from among Reading’s aluminum truck body options, you’re choosing a product that offers customized components, weather-tight storage, corrosion resistance, increased available payload and more. Reading’s aluminum service bodies provide the same industry-leading durability you’ve come to expect from our service bodies and provide greater fuel efficiency to ensure your trucks are running for the long haul, and save you money at the gas pumps.


Steel Service Bodies

SL Service Body

The Reading SL service body offers an economical alternative that maintains the same premium A60 galvannealed steel construction and Triple Protection E-coat primer and powder coat finish you expect from Reading. You want a steel service body because of its toughness, and the SL Service Body delivers with heavy-duty compartment doors, stainless steel bolt-on hinges and our Dual-Pro Seal System.

Classic II Steel Service Body

The Steel Classic II is Reading’s premier steel service body, with quality components, innovative features and Reading’s legendary durability. You enjoy Reading’s trademark quality construction plus premium features like weather-tight storage, Latch-Matic locking, small parts storage, optional aerial and crane devices and much more. This is the pinnacle among steel service body options on the market.

Master Mechanic Series

The Reading 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.

100-Series HD Service Body

The Reading 100-Series heavy-duty service bodies are available with a standard 9-foot body designed for a DRW cab and chassis with a 60-inch cab-to-axle. Like the rest Reading Master Mechanic Series line, these versatile utility bodies are built modularly, so you have the power to configure the setup to your unique requirements. Horizontal cross-members serve to reinforce the substructure for one of the most durable and reliable utility bodies available.

Prominent features include a Redi-Safe non-skid application that will not get soiled, slick or wet, is safe for use in welding applications and requires minimal maintenance over time. External work lights positioned on both sides of the bed are 360-degree adjustable and fully weather resistant for improved visibility working at night or in challenging weather conditions. Parts and materials are safely stowed in lockable exterior storage compartments, making them easy to retrieve when you’re working on off-site and mobile applications.

200-Series HD Service Body

The robust 200-Series HD Service body provides ample storage and increased capabilities to efficiently handle the biggest jobs. These 11-foot heavy-duty utility bodies are designed for a DRW cab and chassis with an 84-inch cab-to-axle. Unlike the majority of bodies on the market that are pre-slotted, Reading HD service bodies feature infinitely adjustable shelving built on unistrut channel mounts for unmatched versatility.

The bed walls, tops of the compartments and the entire floor of the 200-Series are protected by a durable tread plate surface. From compression style handles that make it easier to access compartments while wearing work gloves to flush mount doors perfect for applying the company logo, our heavy-duty truck bodies are purpose-built for your applications.


The Reading truck crane bodies deliver exceptional performance and durability, plus options that allow you to create a custom crane truck body solution to fit your unique needs. Find the Reading Cranemaster body that best suits your needs.

Given the many options we deliver in our crane truck body selection, you can customize your own crane truck body solution. Choose the type of crane you need with the capabilities you need, and then choose the components, features and options you need for the rest of your crane truck body.


Enclosed Bodies

The Reading 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 Readings selection of work truck bodies with enclosed spaces and equip your business for any job out in the field and out on the road.

Aluminum Service Vans

Made exclusively from recycled aluminum, our aluminum service vans are a green alternative that reduce fuel usage by as much as 10 percent. Our classic enclosed service van bodies come available in 57″, 72″ and 75″ heights featuring lightweight aluminum construction, enclosed work spaces, accessible storage and a smooth finish for decals and wraps.

Need to put an enclosed van body on an Isuzu N-Series chassis? Our Tool Pro aluminum service van offers a perfect fit, with standard features including an ultra-strong reinforced understructure and aluminum roll-up rear access doors.

Panel Bodies

Our panel bodies give you the best of both worlds by adding a secure, protected work area to our classic service bodies. Units come available in aluminum or steel and feature hidden hinges and exceptionally strong doors for the highest level of theft and weather protection in the industry.

Our versatile Spacemaster enclosed service bodies come available in 48″ and 57″ heights and feature four pneumatic strut lift-up door panels with T-handle locks and special compartments that allow for road-side access to interior storage. The panel and tapered enclosed bodies we offer come in 50″, 60″ or 72″ heights and can be configured with three or four full-length shelves on each side for the capacity to carry larger parts and long-handled tools.

Steel Service Vans

When only the strongest enclosed utility body trucks will do, our steel service vans answer the call. Featuring premium A60 coating-weight steel and our exclusive Triple Protection E-coat primer and powder-coat finish, our classic steel service vans are built to last and come with an extended six-year warranty.

Additional advantages of the Ready Van SL include weathertight secure storage with dedicated space for small parts, low-to-ground cab access and a compartment light to help you find exactly what you’re looking for, day or night. You get the safe and organized storage and work space you require for optimal efficiency on the go.

Dump Bodies

Tough enough to handle whatever you throw at them, Reading dump bodies come loaded with standard features and the best warranties around. Reading includes 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.

Marauder Dump Bodies

Reading offers dump bodies for landscape trucks that provide best-in-class standard options and a host of impressive upgrades available. Featuring exclusive dual-sidewall galvannealed steel construction plus a range of standard features and exclusive options, the Marauder dump body family stands above any other dump bodies in their class. We offer standard-duty Marauder dump bodies and economical SL units in nine-foot to 11-foot lengths with three-yard and four-yard capacities. You’ll also find our Marauder drop-side dump body for faster loading and unloading of materials in tight and challenging spaces.

Models are designed with a subframe-mounted, double-acting electric hydraulic scissor hoist, reliable and convenient tailgate and a full-width rear apron with recessed LED lights. From rugged steel floors and durable understructures to heavy-duty tailgate hardware and a full-height front RADII corner post, few landscape truck bodies can match the strength and performance of a Marauder.

Platform, Landscape & Hauler Bodies

Reading 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

Landscaper Truck Bodies

 Our Landscaper SL landscaper dump body features solid, welded sides and a scissor hoist ideal for transporting loose and bulk materials and dumping them offsite. Available in nine-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 are available with optional foldaway access steps, underbody box storage or slide-away access ladders.

Platform Truck Bodies

Versatile and tough, our platform bodies are built with premium hot-rolled steel and features a durable 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 seven- to 14-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.

Redi-Dek Hauler Truck Bodies

The Redi-Dek Hauler truck body offers a convenient and customizable platform bed instead of a traditional pickup bed allowing for more flexibility in use. The Redi-Dek features reinforced outside stake pockets on 2” steel tie-down rails, a steel slotted bulkhead and a steel treadplate floor with reinforced rear apron. It can also be fitted with optional contractor sides, an overhead material rack,or a gooseneck trailer hitch to accommodate a range of uses.

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