About us

Truckbodies (Pty) Ltd was established in 1968. Today it is one of the leading manufacturers and repairers of loadbodies and trailers. The range includes all types of steel loadbodies such as dropsides, platforms, cargo vanbodies, tippers and livestock carriers, manufactured in mild steel, speciality steels, alloy, 3CR12 and stainless. Our GRP (Fibreglass) division manufactures a full range of dry freight, insulated, refrigerated and carcass carrier loadbodies catering for the hygienic transport of a variety of food products. Trailers from small custom made box trailers to 15m semi-trailers and drawbar trailers in all body configurations are also manufactured to order. Steel canopies to specific design and custom made loadbodies such as a GIG Rigs are also are included in our product range. Truckbodies in addition has a repair division where repairs, modifications and refurbishing is performed.


We service the whole of South Africa and SADC Countries with an extensive backup service network.

Tailor-making loadbodies to suit individual customer needs


We are in our 50th year in the industry.

Quality workmanship and service to our customers are our key attributes.


We work hard to deliver exceptional service and quality products.


Management Team

Our management team, led by Mark Frankel,  has collectively over 100 years experience in the design, manufacturing and repairing of various types of truckbodies and canopies.

The management team oversee all aspects of the build or repair, from engineering to design to production and build to ensure the best quality product for our customers.


Design Team

Fully operational design and drawing office using the latest technology is able to fine tune and design loadbodies to maximise the vehicles parameters and customers needs.


Production & Repair

Truckbodies (PTY) Ltd is committed to maintaining a state of the art production facility, it is no substitute for our company’s most valuable a

Our staff of qualified artisans and journeymen is managed and led by a team of long serving experienced foreman and forewoman who ensure constant supervision to oversee quality manufacture of products and workmanship.


Approved manufacturer and body builder to original equipment manufacturers Including:

  • Isuzu Motors SA
  • Toyota/Hino
  • Mercedes Benz SA
  • UD Trucks/Nissan
  • FAW
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Hyundai
  • Iveco
  • Volvo
  • Tata


Also to a variety of industry end users:

Food industry i.e. Bakery vans, refrigerated, cold storage, carcass carriers.

Agriculture:  Live stock carriers, horse transporters.

Construction: Tippers, dropsides, cranes, platforms

Courier/Furniture: Van body, dry freight carriers

General: Canopies, speciality orders, custom made loadbodies.

Find Us

123 Main Street
New York, NY 10001

Monday—Friday: 9:00AM–5:00PM
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00AM–3:00PM

Truckbodies (PTY) LTD

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