Frequently Asked Questions
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Summit Truck Bodies is part of the Trans-west Inc family of companies.
Summit Truck Bodies facility located in Wathena, KS. houses R&D, engineering, drafting, production, service, and parts.
All Summit Truck Bodies with a hydraulic crane have our Advanced Safety Control System. Electric cranes have different wireless control systems.
We design and build a premium product sold by a factory direct sales rep. We also provide superior service and supply parts from the factory.
Parts/Service & Warranty
Find the black placard on the passenger side of your truck above the wheel well. You will find your STE number engraved on the placard.
Summit Truck Bodies does not have a dealer network. You can purchase Summit Service Trucks and other truck equipment from a sales representative. Contact your Summit Truck Equipment territory sales representative for your field service equipment needs.
It depends on the location of the truck and the type of work needed. Contact our service department to find out more.
You can contact our parts department at the Summit factory for all your part needs.
Summit does not currently offer an aluminum body.
You can find the available options on our website. However, you are not limited to what you see. Talk to your sales rep about specific needs.
It depends on the crane. Contact your sales representative to discuss options.
Our advanced safety control system is standard equipment on Summit truck bodies with a hydraulic crane.
Our sister company, Yellow Frog Graphics, is just down the highway from us and can help you with graphic design and installation.
Service bodies are essential for field technicians and mechanics in various industries. They are equipped with multiple compartments and storage spaces, offering efficient organization and security for everyday tools, equipment, and supplies. These bodies provide added protection for valuable assets, shielding them from harsh weather conditions and potential theft. With well-designed compartments and secure storage, technicians can easily access necessary items without the hassle of rummaging through an open bed or cluttered space. Service bodies are indispensable assets for field service technicians in the construction, utilities, and maintenance sectors.
Read our guide to Understanding Service Trucks: Types, Differences, and Equipment
Or read our article Custom Service Trucks: How to Build the Ultimate Work Truck.
You can provide a chassis, or you can select a chassis from our chassis pool.
Summit’s lead time varies on what our production schedule and availability of the chassis.
Summit currently does not have or keep truck body kits that are ready to mount. We build to order, or you can see if we have any work-ready service trucks in stock that will meet your needs.
Summit Truck Equipment is part of Transwest Inc, with corporate headquarters in Brighton, Colorado. Transwest focuses on the transportation industry, offering products ranging from personal and commercial cars and light to heavy-duty trucks to horse trailers and RV’s. In addition, there is a finance company, specialty body manufacturers, and graphics companies.
We offer a premium service and product. Your truck is built to your specifications using premium materials and accessories. We deliver a turn-key unit that is work-ready and will last for many years.
We design and build premium service and lube trucks using high-quality materials and components when manufacturing trucks. You can see our attention to detail in the finished product and receive the industry’s best after-the-sale service.
Yes, you can some make a change to your order within a specific time frame. We prefer you make changes in the design stage. However, you can add accessories and options after the truck is complete.
Where can I get the price of a Service truck?
You can contact your regional Summit Truck Equipment sales representative for a price on a truck. You can also reach out to us on the website, and we will make sure someone gives you a call to answer your questions. You can let us know what you are looking for by completing our free quote tool
Once you sign a purchase agreement, we will place your build in the next available production slot. Our lead time varies depending on the multiple factors.
Yes, we offer financing and connect you with our sister company, Trans Lease, a national leader in equipment financing.
Summit does not have distributors. However, you can purchase a Summit service truck through a Summit Truck Equipment regional sales rep.
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