Drake-Scruggs installs truck bodies for a wide range of markets and applications. These include bodies for trucks used in landscaping and construction, moving and delivery, plumbing and HVAC service, rental businesses, food service and many other industries. Representing only the best manufacturers, including Knapheide, Dakota and Brand FX, Drake-Scruggs offers a large selection of truck bodies and equipment.
Since 1946, Drake-Scruggs has been serving the need for truck bodies and equipment in Springfield, Illinois and the surrounding communities. Our focus is to provide our customers with truck bodies and equipment that work for them. In order to help you select the right truck bodies for your business or operation, we help you to identify and understand your needs. With our extensive experience, we can determine which bodies are manufactured to meet your specifications and requirements. We offer a combination of the best in service, selection and price.
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Steel vs. Aluminum truck bodies - In some cases, you might choose an aluminum truck body over a steel truck body. Aluminum is much lighter than steel, which allows you to haul a larger payload. These lighter truck bodies entered the market in 2000, and they ...
Use the Proper Truck Body for the Job - Regardless of the industry you are in, you may need more than one type of truck body for your fleet. Utilities need cranes, but also need service bodies and dump bodies, and may even need a flatbed truck. Construction workers ...
How to Choose the Right Truck Service Body - When it's time to choose the right truck service body, you'll need some specific information and three measurements. Once you have this, you'll be able to choose from standard service bodies, EC Series service bodies, KSS, line bodies and crane ...
Choosing the Right Dump Body - If you are in the market for a dump body, it is important to find a model that has the capabilities you need for your work while avoiding investing in more than you need. There are a wide range of ...
Will Your Truck Last Through Winter? - As a truck owner, you depend on your truck and truck equipment to get you through the harsh winter months. If you rely on your truck to help you work and earn a living, its performance is especially critical. Every ...
Truck History and the Evolution of Truck Bodies - Trucks of all varieties have become an integral part of our livelihood and society. Not only do trucks play a primary role in the movement of goods across the country, trucks are also essential to much of the work that ...