1. Roll Your Layer Picking into High Gear with Pallet Flow

    Layer Pick Separators Updated to Fit Wheeled & Roller Pallet Flow Case pick staging areas and mixing centers can benefit from layer picking particularly for high-volume, high-SKU order fulfillment. Layer picking allows for one or more layers of cartons to be picked at a time to create a custom, mixed “rainbow” pallets for order fulfillment. To further increase efficiencies, use floor-mount…Read More

  2. Everything About the Pallet for Designing Pallet Flow | Mallard Best Practices

    Making Sense of the Many Shapes, Styles, and Sizes of Pallets Typically, pallet flow rack is designed to flow palletized inventory. Yes, there are times when pallet flow is used for non-palletized inventory, but the vast majority of systems are used with pallets. To that end, pallets become critical in the design specs for the pallet flow lane configuration. Mallard Best Practices is back with a c…Read More

  3. High-Volume & Heavy-Duty Case Picking –Flex Separator for Pallet Flow

    Flex Separator for pallet flow has been updated and improved to meet a greater variety of customer warehouse challenges. Flex separator is installed in floor-mounted pallet flow to optimize high-volume case picking. The deep-lane configuration stores a ready-reserve of 4-8 pallets deep thus the role of the pallet separator is crucial in removing the potential danger of back pressure in the lane. B…Read More

  4. Order Picking Challenges Rolled into One Effective Solution | Cart-Trak Carton Flow

    Did you know this about Cart-Trak? Are you facing tighter turn rates, rising COGs, shrinking labor force and to complicate matters… increased demand? It’s a challenging time for warehouse managers, luckily we’ve got a single solution to help with a majority of your order fulfillment needs. Cart-Trak carton flow is a heavy-duty, full-width roller application for high-efficiency order picking …Read More

  5. Mallard’s Ringing in the New Year & Next Decade of Gravity Flow Solutions

    A New Year, A New Business Milestone 2020 marks Mallard’s 60th year of providing gravity flow solutions for the material handling industry! While supply chain and distribution has changed dramatically over those 60 years, the Mallard team has continued to innovate and expand our solutions and services to benefit customers across a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, food & gro…Read More

  6. Enjoy the Now — Happy Holidays from Mallard Manufacturing

    Whether material handling, automotive, e-commerce, retail, grocery, or manufacturing our focus is most often on “tomorrow”. Planning, forecasting, staffing and budgeting are vital elements to managing a successful business operation; however, as 2019 draws to a close, we are offered the opportunity to pause (even if briefly) to appreciate the moment. It may be a simple holiday gathering, forma…Read More

  7. New Angle for Carton Flow Tilt Tray and Each Picking

    Angled Tilt Tray Supports Ergonomic & Productive Picking Carton flow is an efficient inventory storage solution for case and each picking operations. Equipping your carton flow rack with a customizable tilt tray further improves ergonomic positioning for workers… and the more ergonomic the picking, the better your order fulfillment productivity and accuracy. Just in time for the holiday rush…Read More

  8. It’s a Mallard MeetUp & Welcome Wrapped into One…Say “Hello” to Tim Owens

    We’re wrapping a Mallard MeetUp and a Welcome all in one! Welcome Tim Owens to the Mallard team. Tim has taken on the role, National Account Sales for the Mallard team, and he joins us as an industry veteran who was also a loyal customer for over 20 years. Tim brings decades of experience with him in systems application and gravity flow capability to benefit of our customers. We’re very happy …Read More

  9. Empty Pallet Return Lanes = Good Return on Investment

    Designing pallet flow lanes for case picking is only part of the process… coming up with an equally effective way to remove empty pallets from the pick area is also important for operational efficiency and warehouse safety. That’s why the Mallard empty pallet return lane is an important part of the case pick puzzle. And… to ensure we satisfy all our warehousing customers’ needs no matter w…Read More

  10. Pallet Flow Rises to the Occasion –Careful Case Picking for Luxury Accessories

    Retail goods distribution centers may be similar in function but vary widely in method and operation. A recent Mallard in-house engineering testing lab challenge for a world-renowned luxury accessories manufacturer really put this theory to the test. Their case-picking needs were different from any other retail products fulfillment operation that we’ve supplied… and so it made sense that the b…Read More