The equipment that is used in irrigation often breaks down. And once such breakdowns occur, the people who are in charge of the irrigation projects tend to go into panic mode. This is especially the case for critical pieces of equipment, such as the pumps that are used to draw the water that is used for irrigation purposes. The panic is understandable, and it is usually on account of the fact that an entire irrigation project can easy fail, if the equipment is not repaired fast enough. Often, in the course of attempting to repair the broken irrigation equipment, it emerges that certain critical parts have been badly worn out and therefore need to be replaced. This then turns out to be a huge challenge in some cases, especially in scenarios where the people in charge of the irrigation projects aren’t sure of where exactly to procure the required spare parts.
In many cases, the spare parts for the equipment used in irrigation can only be procured from the companies that make the equipment. Sometimes, these companies happen to be in other countries: meaning that the spare parts have to be imported. The problem is, of course, in the fact that the importation has to be done very fast. Thus the people seeking to import the spare parts often have to rely on international air freight companies. This is how such folks end up having to rely on the services of companies like UPS (whose employees website is Upsers.com). Having, for instance, engaged UPS to ship the irrigation equipment spare parts to you, you then have to use the UPS tracking number to be able to see just how far the shipment of the parts has gone. Many people imagine that they can do this on the Uspers website, but the truth of the matter is that you can only do UPS tracking on the main UPS website.
Of course, there is also the option of buying the spare parts in the second hand market. Like if someone else happens to have similar irrigation equipment that has been retired, it may be possible to strip it of the spare parts that are still in serviceable condition. Such parts are then sold in the second hand market. But if one opts for this approach, they do so knowing that the second hand spare parts are not likely to be very reliable. But this is an approach that many folks use as a stop-gap measure, while waiting for the spare parts imported from the manufacturers of the irrigation equipment to be shipped in.