NAICS CODE 425120 - Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers

Industry Sector

Wholesale Trade

Total Companies

10,569

Est. Employment

302,525

Description

This industry comprises wholesale trade agents and brokers acting on behalf of buyers or sellers in the wholesale distribution of goods. Agents and brokers do not take title to the goods being sold but rather receive a commission or fee for their service. Agents and brokers for all durable and nondurable goods are included in this industry.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 425120 - Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers is a final level code of the “Wholesale Trade” Sector. There are 10,569 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 302,525 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 425120 - Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers are:

  • Agents and brokers, durable goods, wholesale trade
  • Agents and brokers, nondurable goods, wholesale trade
  • Automobile auctions, wholesale
  • Durable goods agents and brokers, wholesale trade
  • Nondurable goods agents and brokers, wholesale trade
  • Petroleum brokers

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 425120 - Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers that is a better classification match. Establishments acting in the capacity of agents or brokers that operate using the Internet or other electronic means instead of a sales force are classified in NAICS Code - 425110 - Business to Business Electronic Markets.