NAICS Code 425120

NAICS 425120

NAICS Code 425120 – Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers

Definition of NAICS Code 425120: 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.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 425120

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Independent sales representatives
  • Manufacturers’ sales representatives

Cross Reference Guide for Code 425120

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • 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 Industry NAICS 425110, Business to Business Electronic Markets.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 425120

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • 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
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 425120

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8018NAICS 425120
  • CA WC: 8018
  • DE WC: 924
  • PA WC: 924
  • MI WC: 8018
  • NJ WC: 8018
  • NY WC: 8018
  • WY WC: 425120
  • GL: 12362, 55410

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 425120 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 42: Wholesale Trade
  • Subsector 425: Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
  • Industry Group 4251: Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
  • Industry 42512: Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 425120: Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers
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NAICS Code 425120