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From professional pickups to vocational vehicles, we offer many Knapheide service bodies designed to enhance your heavy-duty truck and personalized to meet whatever your workday demands.

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Service bodies for work trucks are not just a practical addition — they’re arguably one of the smartest investments you can make for your profession. Here at Hostetler Truck Bodies and Trailers, our service bodies can be customized for many different jobs and specialized trades. Models of truck bodies included on this page highlight some of our more popular products from Knapheide, but many others are available through our upfitting company. To see more upgrade options for your work truck, please visit our Truck Gear Products page here. Hostetler Truck Bodies & Trailers offers high-end brands and industry-recommended products including LINE-X bedliners, Valugard undercoatings, and many other options for all of your vocational vehicles and service truck needs.


Knapheide 696 Steel Service Body


The Knapheide 696 Steel Service Body will optimize your day-to-day productivity, offering rugged steel construction and ample external storage for tools and equipment of many sizes. Multiple external compartments offer protection from the outside elements and allow workers to access equipment without having to climb into the truck bed.

Truck Body Features

  • Adjustable divider shelves with 250-lb. capacity

  • Compatible with 56" CA Single Rear Wheel vehicle

  • Net Weight: 1,111 lbs


  • Body Height: 40"

  • Body Width: 78"

  • Compartment Depth: 14.5"

  • Floor Width: 49"

The 500/600/700 Series is compatible with a wide range of truck models, including SRW/DRW Ford, GM, Ram chassis cab, and numerous options for pickup box replacement. Knapheide's service body compartments come standard with adjustable shelving and can be customized with a variety of storage options. All bodies are fully tested and supported with an industry-leading six-year warranty.

Knapheide Steel Service Body Series Specifications:

  • 14-gauge, two-sided A-40 galvanneal steel shell

  • Automotive-quality, rotary-style latches make opening and closing easy

  • Neoprene door seals protect compartments from the weather


Knapheide A698 Aluminum Service Body


The Knapheide A698 Aluminum Service Body is just one of the new aluminum bodies to roll off the assembly line in Quincy, IL, in recent months. Weighing in at just over 600 lbs, this new lightweight body has been engineered for Knapheide toughness and functionality.


The A698 is constructed of 6061 T6 and 5052 aluminum. TPO fender skirts add styling and help prevent rust. The surface mount lighting system features LED S/T/T and built-in reflectivity for additional safety.


  • Body Width: 81.5"

  • Compartment Depth: 16.25"

  • Floor Width: 49"

Military-grade aluminum and structural adhesives are just two of the features that place Knapheide aluminum service beds far ahead of the competition. When you choose a Knapheide you get the corrosion resistance of aluminum, an impactful increase in payload AND an aluminum service bed that is just as durable as steel. Lightweight doesn't have to mean light duty.

Knapheide Aluminum Service Body Series Specifications:

  • Body lengths are 109" or 133" depending on the model

  • Aluminum Tread Plate Trim

  • 500 lb. Capacity Pull-Out Tray

  • Cargo Tie-Downs

  • Cable Steps (no more jumping!)

  • Much More!


Knapheide A7110D54 Aluminum Service Body


The A7110D54 Aluminum Service Body features different compartment configurations curbside and streetside for added storage flexibility.


This heavy-duty model is fitted out with multiple compartments and an easy-lift Tommy Gate option. The integrated ICC bumper incorporates a receiver hitch. Designed for a 60" CA Dual Rear Wheel vehicle, the A7110D54 is a serious work truck body with years of reliable service for your future.


  • Body Length: 109.25"

  • Body Height: 40"

  • Body Width: 94"

  • Compartment Depth: 20"

  • Floor Width: 54"

  • Net Weight: 764 lbs

  • Liftgate Capacity: 1300 lbs

Knapheide 700 Series bodies offer the 500 Series compartment configuration curbside and 600 Series configuration streetside. They are engineered for 60" and 84" CA cab and chassis vehicles.

Series Specifications:

  • Aluminum Tread Plate Trim

  • 500 lb. capacity Pull Out Trays

  • Cable Steps (no more jumping!)

  • Cargo Tie-Downs

  • Codeable Padlock ("learns" your ignition key code)

  • LED Compartment Lighting

  • Much More!

-Anti-corrosion coating can be sprayed or painted onto undercoating

-Get a faster application with aerosol, conventional air, or airless spray equipment

-Thin coats protect against corrosion, debris, and wear-and-tear

-Thicker layers reduce noise and dampen vibration on metal surfaces


Knapheide KUV Enclosed Service Body


Working out of a Knapheide KUV Enclosed Service Body keeps you organized and productive. Say goodbye to crawling around in the back of your cargo van endlessly searching for tools, parts and equipment. The KUV creates optimized organization by dividing the storage space into eight manageable compartments that are externally accessible from either side of the body. Additional internal storage is accessible from the cargo area and the rear. No more looking for what you need — just grab and go!


  • Spacious cargo storage area with corrugated steel floor for transporting drywall, larger tools, water heaters, and oversized items

  • Power locks on rear cargo doors and side compartment doors

  • Automotive-quality, rotary-style latches make opening and closing easy


  • Body Width: 83.1”

  • Body Length: 129.25”

  • Floor Width: 54”

  • Compartment Depth: 14.5”

  • Weight: @2,000 lbs

The Knapheide KUV is available in multiple heights and lengths for different applications.

Series Specifications:

  • 20-gauge galvanneal steel doors have nitrogen gas struts, slam latches, and 9”x30” glass windows with guards

  • Two conduit chutes to transport copper pipes, PVC, or conduit, etc.

  • Vertical compartment doors employ double-spring, over-center retainers for elimination of involuntary swing

  • Horizontal compartment contains an adjustable divider shelf to hold up to 250 lb. (passenger side only)


Martin Aluminum Service Body


If you like to buy local, you'll love this custom-manufactured aluminum service body from our supplier in Martinsburg. Loads of room and a ladder rack if you need one.


This beautiful body has 42"-high cabinets constructed of .125" 5052-H32 aluminum, and 6061 T6 Alloy Aluminum Plank Floor & Mounting. At the rear, the slam latch tailgate is 12" high, a hitch receiver makes towing a snap, and the bumper step makes it easy on-easy off.


  • Floor Size: 104'' L X 49'' W

  • Replaceable Stainless piano hinge on doors

  • Six spacious equipment compartments.

Martin Aluminum Service Bodies will fit most trucks, and a custom job is possible for your special needs. Ask us for a quote!

Popular Bed Sizes:

  • 80''x80" SRW 8' Box Delete

  • 80''x100" SRW 8' Box Delete

  • 96''x100" DRW 8' Box Delete

  • 96''x110" 60" Cab and Chassis

  • 96''x134" 60" Cab and Chassis