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A wagon distributor is a wholesaler whose inventory of merchandise is carried on trucks that are operated by driver salespeople. The retailer's requirements for merchandise are determined at the time of the sales call and orders are filled immediately from the stock carried on the truck.

Note: This is a somewhat archaic term.[1]


  1. ^ American Marketing Association. AMA Dictionary.

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