Welcome to Smarty Bodies

Truck Body Manufactures

For All Makes and Models


Our workshop

Where all the manufacturing takes
place under ISO Standards



Mr. Rajesh Gayadeen



Mrs Ishara Gayadeen


Our Trusted Staff


Our Truck Holding yard

Trucks Awaiting For Fitment


What We Do?

Truck body manufacturing

  • Panel vans
  • Tautliners
  • Dropsides
  • Semi-insulated bodies
  • Box bodies
  • Slatted bodies
  • Tipper bodies
  • Customized bodies
  • Flatdecks

We also repair accident damaged & modify truck bodies. Manufacture fuel tanks, tool boxes, chassis extension, battery covers, tank guards, pole carriers, steel canopies, pipe frames, spray painting ect. All manufacturing is conducted in accordance with the NRCS specifications. To ensure efficient manufacturing Smarty Bodies is in possession of various tools & equipment:

  • Hydraulic Guillotine for cold cutting mild steel, carbon steel & stainless steel up to 10mm thick & 3m wide
  • Hydraulic 125 ton press bending machine, for pressing of plates
  • Punch cropper
  • Welding machines
  • 3ton forklift
  • HTM Transolve Software – Enables us to configure a vehicle, include accessories & to calculate load distribution maximum dimensions & masses.
  • Swedging machine

Our Mission

It is our mission to provide prices within a competitive range, outstanding product, quality & timeous deliveries. Customer satisfaction is the basic foundation of our business; we strive for perfection in everything we do. We believe in dealing in a professional, open & honest manner with all our clients.

Our Statement

A statement that binds us to executing an operation with principles of:

service 1


service 2

Hard Work

service 3


Body Types

project 1

Van Body

-1.2mm Alluminium Stuck On Panels
-Double Rear Doors
-Option Of Double Side Door
project 2

Slatted Body

-Double Rear Gates
project 3

Dropside Basic

-Standard Dropside
-Option Of Collapsable Post
project 4

Flat Deck

-Standard Body
-Option of Load Locks & Straps OR Twist Locks
project 5

Haz Chem

-Full Haz Chem Spec
project 6

Field Service

-Alluminium Roll Up Doors
-Collapsable Dropside
project 7

Maize Body

-Solid Dropside
-Collapsable Dropside
project 8

Gas Body

-Frame With Hooks
-Collapsable Dropside
-Full Haz Chem Spec
project 9


-6 Cubic Meters
project 10

Drop Side With Cage

-Double Rear Gate
-Collapsable Dropside
project 11

Glass Rack

-Inner And Outter Rack
-Rubber floor & Sides
project 12


-Double Rear Doors
project 13

Van Body With Tail Lift

-Tail Lift
-Alluminium Swedge Panels
-Double Rear Doors
-Option Of Double Side Doors
project 14

Cattle Body

-Double Rear Gates
-Collapsable Dropside
-Centre Partition
-Mesh Grid Floor
project 15

Drop Side With Mesh

-Mesh Sides
-Double Rear Gates
-Collapsable Dropside
project 16

Dropside With Pipe Frame

project 17

Tautliner With Dropside

-800mm Dropside
-Double Rear Doors
-800gr Tarp
-Full Haz Chem Spec
project 18

Box Body

-Double Rear Gate
-No Roof
  • project 10

    Dropside With Cage

  • project 3


  • project 15

    Dropside With Mesh

  • project 16

    Dropside With Pipe Frame

  • project 17

    Tautliner With Dropside

  • project 12


  • project 1

    Panel Van

  • project 13

    Van Body With Tail Lift

  • project 4

    Flat Deck

  • project 5


  • project 7


  • project 8


  • project 2


  • project 11

    Glass Rack

  • project 14

    Cattle Body

  • project 18

    Box Body

  • project 9


  • project 6

    Field Service

About Us

The Company Smarty Bodies, was established in 1977 by the now late, Soogrem Hiraman, who was a qualified Trade Artisan. The Company was operated from 21 Downie Crescent, Queensmead Industrial Area, which was self owned. After a period of 12years, the Company flourished to a point where a bigger premise’s was required. The vacant plot of 32 Downie Crescent was for sale, the property was purchased by Mr Soogrem Hiraman, an approximate 20 000 sq meter land. A building was erected consisting of a workshop & offices which is currently occupied by TAKE NOTE TRADING 232 CC t/a SMARTY BODIES. The business continued to expand, also At this point Mr. Rajesh Gayadeen, son-in-law to be, was mentored by father in law, Rajesh being in business since 1992 as a trade artisan & working his way to sales & marketing. In 1998, Mr. S Hiraman was called to rest, which left the business under a tremendous amount of management strain; this company had ceased operation in 2003. The company TAKE NOTE TRADING 232 cc t/a SMARTY BODIES was borne, with the now mentored son in law as one of the directors, Mr. Rajesh Gayadeen & Ishara Gayadeen.



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32 Downie Crescent, Queensmead Industrial Park


Tel: +27 31 464 0903

Cel: +27 84 586 2208

Fax: +27 31 464 7857