There are three channels you can explore if you wish to consider trailer parts wholesale. You can contact the manufacturer or shop at their official website. The original equipment manufacturer will always have the best price to offer on any of their products. You can contact wholesalers, distributors or suppliers. Large suppliers and distributors are essentially wholesalers. You may also shop at resellers that have the ability to offer trailer parts at wholesale prices.
Manufacturers usually deal with wholesalers, distributors and suppliers. They are unlikely to deal with consumers directly at wholesale prices. They will have the market prices listed on their official website. The bulk rates that a wholesaler, distributor and supplier can secure are not available to consumers. Not everyone needs to procure the kind of bulk that a manufacturer wants to provide at a wholesale rate. This is why many consumers turn to distributors, suppliers or resellers.
Distributors or suppliers usually offer a good rate, lower than the one at resellers but not as good a price that they get from the manufacturer. This is not just true for wholesale trailer parts but across industries for all kinds of products. You can secure a bulk rate from suppliers or distributors but the quantum of the order may have to be substantial for them to offer you a good price. Resellers are not really in a position to offer wholesale prices unless they are also suppliers and have got bulk rates from the manufacturer.
Your choice of original equipment manufacturer or suppliers will really boil down to the kind of liberty you have to choose the quantum of the order. You can procure in bulk if you have such a need. You can get into a contract with a manufacturer. Alternatively, you can find the best suppliers for trailer parts. The suppliers are easier to deal with and the bulks are usually much smaller despite the wholesale price.