Classes in Session: Understanding Vehicle Classifications

November 5, 2021

Whether you’re curious about how vehicles are classified or you’re thinking about which vehicle class is best suited for your line of work, check out our overview.

Leading the Charge: Is Electric the Future of Fleet?

November 4, 2021

There remains great potential in commercial applications for hybrids and EVs. Our insight will help you become more informed as the landscape changes for work trucks.

Knapheide Nostalgia: A Look Back at Our Website 20 Years Ago

October 22, 2021

We recently reviewed an archive version of our website. Join us as we evaluate our web presence in 2001. After all, what’s life if you can’t occasionally poke fun at yourself?

Practical Holiday Gifts for Your Work Crew

October 20, 2021

Looking for practical gift ideas for your crew this holiday season? We’ve scoured the internet to bring you some of the best gift ideas!

Introducing the Next Generation of Platform Gooseneck Bodies

September 9, 2021

In an effort to continue best serving tradespeople throughout North America, Knapheide is proud to introduce the new PGT platform gooseneck series featuring B&W’s Turnoverball® Gooseneck Hitch.

Uptime Underground: Franklin Township Sewerage Authority

September 8, 2021

Requiring organization, efficiency, and practical work trucks that can withstand a lot of heavy duty work, learn why Franklin Township Sewerage Authority trusts Knapheide truck bodies to get the job done.

A/V in a KUV: Federal Hill Home Theaters

May 12, 2021

Learn how this home theater company utilizes a Knapheide KUV to help create immersive home theater experiences for customers on the east coast.

A Real Blast: Mark Wenger’s Custom Gooseneck Body

March 25, 2021

Specializing in “mobile media blasting,” Mark Wenger needed the perfect platform for his unique line of work. So, he turned to Knapheide.

Making the Cut: Holes Inc. Chooses the Knapheide Saw Body

March 23, 2021

Providing services for multiple customer segments across Texas and Louisiana, Holes Inc. required a versatile work truck solution that can “cut it” on every job.

Knapheide Launches New Owner Center

December 9, 2020

To provide unmatched direct support to customers, Knapheide has introduced a new online Owner Center. Here’s what you’ll find.

Buying a Vehicle in the Era of Social Distancing

August 27, 2020

Social distancing has significantly altered the traditional buying process. Here’s how you can confidently buy your next work truck entirely online.

Selling in “The New Normal”

August 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended daily routines everywhere. Here’s how you can continue to operate successfully during uncertain times.

Maximize Safety on Your Next Upfit

Maximize Safety On Your Next Upfit

June 19, 2020

On a jobsite, safety is paramount. Don’t leave out your work trucks.

Practicing Fleet Safety in Changing Times

May 28, 2020

Following the lifting of shelter-in-place orders, here are some things to consider before your fleet operation gets back to business.

Knapheide Unveils 46″ and 60″ Service Bodies

May 28, 2020

Knapheide is excited to announce the addition of 46″ and 60″ Service Bodies to our industry leading Service Body line-up. Learn more.

COVID-19: Plan Ahead to Successfully Re-open Your Business

May 26, 2020

With the availability of cutting edge technology, re-opening your business can be easier than you think. Here’s how you can resume operations in “the new normal.”

Aluminum Truck Beds Built to Last

The Latest in Aluminum Bodies from Knapheide

May 22, 2020

When you choose a Knapheide, you get the corrosion resistance of aluminum, an impactful increase in payload, and an aluminum body that is just as durable as steel.

Knapheide Truck Pool

Quick Guide To Industry Acronyms

May 15, 2020

Confused about all the work truck industry acronyms and terms? This quick guide is here to help.

Ladder Storage Solutions

A Better Way To Store Long Ladders

May 14, 2020

Storing a long ladder doesn’t have to be difficult, use these options to make life easier.

Company Vehicle Branding

5 Tips For Branding Company Vehicles

May 14, 2020

Utilize your work trucks as a highly visible, rolling billboard by following these five tips.

Gas or Diesel Specs

Gas vs. Diesel: Which To Spec

May 12, 2020

Gas or diesel engine for your next commercial vehicle, which is the right choice for you?

Work Truck Replacement Cycles

The Long (And Short) Of Truck Replacement Cycles

April 27, 2020

How often should you replace your work trucks? Examine these replacement strategies.

Knapheide Saw Body

Introducing the Knapheide Saw Body

March 23, 2020

Designed to transport and support heavy concrete saws and equipment, get the details on the new Saw Body here.

Knapheide Combo Body

See the New Combo Body from Knapheide

March 23, 2020

Combining a service body and platform body, Knapheide’s new Combo Body is applicable for practically any vocation nationwide.

Knapheide at The Work Truck Show 2020

New Products, Innovation at The Work Truck Show 2020

March 12, 2020

Knapheide showed off a number of new products at the 2020 Work Truck Show. Check them all out.

Talking to Your Customers

Questions You Should Be Asking Commercial Customers

January 23, 2020

It may go without saying, but there are several questions you should be asking…

Aluminum Service Body on the job.

The Complete Process: Aluminum Truck Bodies

January 23, 2020

Aluminum service beds from Knapheide feature a superior design and innovative construction. In order to provide customers …

Building successful relationships

Tips for Building a Successful Business Relationship

January 22, 2020

Getting past the first point of contact can be one of the more challenging aspects of establishing a business relationship …


KLT1 Lube Trucks Product Walkaround

January 22, 2020

Knapheide Lube Trucks are modular, so it’s not a one size fits all approach. Customers can choose from a variety of product tank sizes and configurations …

Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance to Keep Your Work Truck Working Hard

January 20, 2020

You have thousands of dollars in tools and equipment in your work truck. Without them …

Cab to Axle Graphic

Cab To Axle Quick Guide

January 12, 2020

Use this quick guide to help determine what body lengths and cab to axle chassis are compatible.

Utility Truck

Open Service Body Or Enclosed Utility Body, Which To Choose

November 28, 2019

Is a service body or utility body a better fit for your work? Read on to make the choice easier.

Gooseneck Bodies from Knapheide

The Different Styles Of Gooseneck Bodies

November 28, 2019

Utilize this information to help you decide on the right style of Gooseneck Body.

Chassis Class-to-Body Size

Chassis Class To Body Size Compatibility

November 28, 2019

Determining the compatibility between the body and the chassis is vital before your next purchase.

Common Truck Upfits

Most Common Work Trucks Found On Dealer Lots

November 28, 2019

Commercial truck dealers across the nation stock pre-upfitted work trucks for immediate service.

Configure your platform body truck

6 Tips For Configuring Your Next Platform Body

November 27, 2019

Use these tips when it is time to spec your next flatbed to ensure it is right for the job.

Calculate A Work Truck’s Payload

How To Calculate A Work Truck’s Payload

November 27, 2019

Technical terms can make understanding payload calculation difficult, use this simple guide.

Work Truck Refurbishment

Should You Refurbish That Work Truck?

September 23, 2019

Before you rush to go buy a new work truck, have you considered refurbishment?

Standard or Custom Work Truck Beds

Standard vs. Custom Truck Bodies

September 16, 2019

Should you choose a standard or custom truck body? The decision can be a difficult one.

5 Tire Tips For A Safer Work Truck

September 14, 2019

Implement these five tire safety tips to keep your work truck on the road working.

Spec Your Work Trucks

Involve Your Techs with Spec’ing Your Work Trucks

September 14, 2019

Involve your techs when it comes to putting together work trucks for better efficiency.

Ram Upfit

What Should You Look for in an Upfitter?

September 9, 2019

Finding an upfitter is important in keeping your commercial sales department thriving and successful. You need to make sure you work with an upfit partner that can deliver on your quality, cost and support needs, so look for a few important factors …

On-the-job Safe Driving Tips

On The Job Safe Driving Tips

August 24, 2019

Decrease the chance of an auto accident while on the job with these essential safe driving tips.

Vocational Trade Shows

Vocational Trade Shows You Shouldn’t Miss

August 22, 2019

Use this trade show list organized by vocation and consider attending the best shows for your work.

Utilizing Digital Media for Lead Generation

Utilizing Digital Media for Lead Generation

August 20, 2019

The buying process has changed. More than ever, we consult the internet before we make…

Increasing Fuel Economy

5 Tips to Increase Fuel Economy

August 3, 2019

When budgeting for expenses, there are a lot of things that fall outside of your control. For …

Roman Pools Customer Story

Customer Stories: Roman Pools

July 28, 2019

Rob Roman, owner/operator of Roman Pools and Spas, constantly evolves his business…

Mechanics Trucks from Knapheide

Get the Right Return on Your Work Vehicle Investment

July 25, 2019

The time has come; you need to purchase a new work truck for your company. Maybe the demand for …

Mechanics Service Trucks from Knapheide

Mechanics Service Trucks from Knapheide

July 23, 2019

Utilized for many vocations, the Knapheide Mechanics Truck line is sure to provide you with…

Benefits of Aluminum

Proven Products: Aluminum Truck Bodies from Knapheide

July 11, 2019

Aluminum service beds from Knapheide offer superior design and innovative construction for…

Common Truck Upfits

Why Most Commercial Vehicles Are White

June 20, 2019

You may have noticed it while shopping for a new work truck or van. Maybe it’s an observation…

Knapheide Roll-Up Doors

Roll-up vs. Swing-out Doors

June 20, 2019

Confined spaces are the enemy of convenience when it comes to your work vehicle…

Mechanics Trucks from Knapheide


June 15, 2019

With the size and scope of equipment on jobsite growing larger and more expansive, it’s nearly …

Switch from Pickup to Service Bed


June 15, 2019

Regardless if you’re a contractor, mechanic, plumber or electrician, these trades all have one …

Customer Stories: Brinkman Plumbing

Customer Stories: Brinkman Plumbing

May 26, 2019

Building a company to last over a quarter of a century isn’t an easy task …

Benefits of Aluminum

There Is More To Aluminum Than Corrosion Resistance

May 23, 2019

Learn about some of the most popular benefits aluminum truck bodies have to offer.

Vine and Branch Customer Story

Customer Stories: Vine & Branch

March 28, 2019

Jud Scott, owner of Vine & Branch, needs quality, reliability and safety…

Aluminum Gooseneck Bodies from Knapheide

Customer Stories: Aaron, Farm Manager

March 16, 2019

Watch as Aaron puts the new Knapheide Aluminum Gooseneck Body through his long, tough work days.

Safety on the Construction Site

Be Safe: The 10 Most Common OSHA Violations

February 14, 2019

If you’re in business, then you’re familiar with the …

J.F. Electric Customer Story

Customer Stories: J.F. Electric

February 10, 2019

Since 1848, we have been a family-owned company led by six generations of the Knapheide family …

Upfit Guides

Where To Look When You Need A New Upfitted Work Truck Fast

January 23, 2019

Whether it is a breakdown, accident or business is growing, sometimes you need a work truck fast.

Safe Dump Body Operation

5 Dump Body Safe Operation Tips

January 23, 2019

Make sure you employ these dump body operation tips to keep the jobsite safe for everyone.

CK Power

Customer Stories: CK Power

December 11, 2018

CK Power began in 1976, with roots dating back nearly 90 years – always focused on diesel and …

LED Lights

LED or Incandescent Lights?

August 23, 2018

LED lights are becoming the standard over incandescents throughout many styles of truck bodies.

Hydraulic Crane Body


May 14, 2018

Explore the pros and cons of electric and hydraulic cranes for your service trucks.

Work Truck Show 2018

Recap: The Work Truck Show 2018

March 23, 2018

Held March 5-9 in Indianapolis, The Work Truck Show 2018 is our largest show of the year …

Should Techs Customize Their Work Trucks

Should Technicians Customize Their Work Trucks

November 27, 2017

Techs love to self-customize their brand new work vehicles, but should you let them?

Knapheide Truck Cap Options

Ideal Truck Cap Options For Your Work

November 27, 2017

Your job has unique needs, your commercial truck cap should be configured to handle them.

KUV Bodies from Knapheide

Step Up Your Security with a KUV

July 12, 2017

Keeping your equipment stored safely and securely is important in order for you to make a living …

KUV Bodies from Knapheide

Step Up Your Storage with a KUV

July 12, 2017

When it comes to productivity and efficiency on the jobsite, it’s important your tools, equipment ..

Increase Your Work Productivity

Step Up Your Productivity with a KUV

July 11, 2017

It’s important that you get the most out of your work tools, and your work truck is no exception …

Dump Bodies from Knapheide

Knapheide Dump Body Walkaround

June 9, 2017

The Knapheide Drop Side Dump Body is the premier two- to four-yard dump body. Many industries …

2017 Work Truck Show

2017 Work Truck Show Recap Video

April 24, 2017

See Knapheide’s largest trade show booth to date from the 2017 Work Truck Show.

Aluminum Gooseneck Bed

Knapheide AL-PGNB Aluminum Gooseneck Walkaround

March 31, 2017

Never settle for an aluminum platform that is second best; choose a Knapheide body that will …

CDL Requirements

CDL Requirements: What You Need To Know

February 22, 2017

Violating CDL regulations can be an expensive mistake, read about the regulations that apply to you.

Leveraging Digital Tools to Grow Your Business

Leveraging Digital Tools to Grow Your Business

February 13, 2017

You’ve heard about it for years, but it’s never been easier, or more important, to take …

Twist Latch

Protect & Secure: Options to Keep Your Tools Safe

December 22, 2016

You have thousands of dollars in tools and equipment in your work truck. Without them …

Knapheide KMT1 Mechanics Truck

Knapheide KMT1 Mechanics Truck Walk Around-2016 Work Truck Show

December 14, 2016

See just a few of the reasons a Knapheide Mechanics Truck can take your work to a new level …

KnapLiner Ford

The Many Uses of Spray Liner

November 30, 2016

The idea of protecting your vehicle has been around as long as vehicles themselves. This is more …

Landscaper Body Updates

Knapheide Landscaper Body Walk Around-2016 Work Truck Show

November 9, 2016

John Dunn, Northeast Regional Sales Manager, takes us on a tour of the Knapheide Landscaper Body …

Gooseneck Body Ford

Towing Tips For Your Gooseneck Trailer

September 1, 2016

Gooseneck trailer towing tips geared towards increasing safety on your next haul.

Delfelder Electric Customer Story

Customer Stories: Delfelder Electric Company

August 23, 2016

Wade Delfelder of Delfelder Electric Company never settles for equipment that is second best.

Cutaway and Cab Chassis

Cab Chassis Or Cutaway Chassis: 6 Factors To Consider

August 12, 2016

A once truck dominated US market has new Euro van chassis to choose from, consider these factors.

Customer Stories: Bret the Diesel Mechanic

Customer Stories: Bret the Diesel Mechanic

July 29, 2016

From working in the field, to on location service calls, the PGND Gooseneck Body offers the …

Advantages of Work Trucks

The Advantages of Service Body Organization

July 21, 2016

Do you take advantage of the ability to better organize your Service Body?

Stripe a Zone Customer Story

Customer Stories: Stripe-A-Zone

July 1, 2016

At Knapheide, we’re proud to be an industry leader in work-ready vehicle solutions. But we’re even m

APAC Wheeler Customer Story

Customer Stories: APAC Wheeler

July 1, 2016

Just like we never settle when it comes to the products we create, our customers never settle …

New 7-foot Gooseneck Body

Knapheide Offers 7′ Gooseneck Bodies for Big Solutions

June 15, 2016

Small solutions can yield big results. With the introduction of a 7-foot Gooseneck Body …

Jobsite Safety in the Summer

Don’t Get Beat By The Heat

June 1, 2016

Use these 6 tips to take a preventative approach on your jobsite and overcome extreme heat.

Knapheide Mechanics Truck

Knapheide Mechanics Truck Walk Around – 2016 Work Truck Show

May 11, 2016

Check out some of the latest and greatest upcoming features on Knapheide Mechanics Trucks.

Nathan the Ag Equipment Technician Customer Story

Customer Stories: Nathan the Ag Equipment Technician

March 1, 2016

Working in the fields of Western North Dakota requires not only hard work and dedication, but …

WJ Scott Customer Story

Customer Stories: W.J. Scott Company

March 1, 2016

To make a family business last from generation to generation, families pass down the best ethics …

Mechanics Trucks from Knapheide

Knapheide KMT2 Mechanics Truck Walk Around – 2016 Work Truck Show

March 1, 2016

Check out some of the latest and greatest upcoming features on Knapheide Mechanics Trucks …

Concrete Contractor Beds from Knapheide

Knapheide Concrete Body Walk Around – 2016 Work Truck Show

March 1, 2016

John Jewell, Mideastern Regional Sales Manager, takes us on a tour of all of the features of …