Of the $7.7 trillion in sales that the wholesale industry generated in 2014, 45 percent came from durable goods and 55 percent from nondurable goods. Among durable goods, wholesalers generated the greatest sales from motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies, accounting for more than $784 billion. This was followed by electrical goods (more than $605 billion); machinery, equipment, and supplies (more than $565 billion); and professional and commercial equipment and supplies (nearly $523 billion).
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