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  • 0121 553 4845info@fredsmithandsons.co.uk
  • Sams Lane, West BromWest Mids, B70 7EG
  • Mon - Fri 8.00 - 17.00Saturday & Sunday Closed

Truck Body Types

  • Curtainsider
  • Box Body
  • Dropside
  • Slidaflex
  • Quick Access / ADA
  • Platform
  • Draw Bar
  • Special Bodies

Leaders in our field for 80 years, a family firm based on family values and on dependable service levels. We can provide EC Whole Vehicle Type approved dry freight and refrigerated vehicles designed to suit your exacting needs.

Based on Kelvin Way, West Bromwich, out bespoke truck building expertise is recongnised through our accreditation of ISO9001 and our membership of VBTA.

Curtainsider Truck Bodies

Key Features

  • Side Access
  • Dry freight
  • Versatility of load
  • Not as secure as box
  • Fork lift loading
  • Can be temperature controlled
  • Galvanised subframe
  • Hinged alloy sideguards
  • Nonslip wisadeck floor
  • LED side and top markers
  • Galvanised steel superstructure
  • GRP Bulkhead
  • Alloy curtain track
  • Opal roof skin
  • V Groove side raves with load restraint rings
  • Curtains tensioned in all 4 corners
  • Grab handles, buffers and under body doo retainers
  • Type approved

Typical Applications

  • Palletised freight
  • General freight
  • Machinery
  • Stillaged freight

Box Truck Bodies

Key Features

  • Security
  • Dry freight
  • Load from rear only
  • Can be temperature controlled
  • Galvanised subframe
  • Hinged alloy sideguards
  • Nonslip wisadeck floor
  • LED side and top markers
  • Galvanised rear frame
  • GRP sides and bulkhead
  • Alloy raves and radius pillars
  • Wide lathe Shutter with sunken handle
  • 2 x rows of load lock and plywood kick strip
  • Type approved

Typical Applications

  • High value goods
  • Parcels
  • Delicate items
  • Cages
  • Trolleys
  • Food stuffs

Dropside Truck Bodies

Key Features

  • Crane load
  • No height restriction on load
  • Quick and easy to use
  • No weather protection
  • Great value
  • Galvanised subframe
  • Hinged alloy sideguards
  • Nonslip wisadeck floor
  • LED side and top markers
  • V Groove side raves with load rings.
  • GRP sides and bulkhead
  • Gantry style head board with mesh infill
  • Underslung hinges with detachable pillars
  • Tailboard chains to rear
  • Rope hooks to all bearers and headboard
  • 16” Alloy sides with anti-luce fasteners
  • Type approved

Typical Applications

  • Builders Supplies
  • Steel
  • Timber
  • Scaffolding
  • Weather durable items

Slidaflex Truck Bodies

Key Features

  • Crane load
  • Keeps good dry
  • No need to rope and sheet

Typical Applications

  • Steel
  • Metal coils

Quick Access / ADA Truck Bodies

Key Features

  • Rapid side access

Typical Applications

  • Multi drop
  • Water bottles
  • Beverages & brewery loads

Platform Truck Bodies

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Key Features

  • Crane load
  • Great value
  • No height restriction on load
  • No weather protection

Typical Applications

  • Builders supplies
  • Steel
  • Timber
  • Scaffolding
  • Weather Durable Loads

Draw Bar Truck Bodies

Key Features

  • Multiple Body Options
  • Can mix and match body designs
  • Increased load capacity
  • Flexibility of use
  • Can be temperature controlled

Typical Applications

  • High capacity loads of same of mixed type

Special Truck Bodies

Key Features

  • Whatever you need?

Typical Applications

  • Whatever you need?
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