1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Happy Thanksgiving from the Mallard Team

    Thank you to our valued customers, dealers and partners who have worked with us, challenged us and relied on our products and services to meet your goals. Your support keeps our team busy all year through at both of our manufacturing facilities in Sterling, IL and in Maquoketa, IA. Because we’ve received much, we are grateful to be able to give back. On behalf of the staff and families of Mallar…Read More

  9. Global Food Producer isn’t Chicken about Finding Best Pallet Flow Design

    We’ve got a week to go before the most important dinner of the year! Since it’s precise supply chain planning and warehouse controls that ensure a happy Thanksgiving table for millions, the Mallard team has been busy at work providing the most efficient pallet flow configurations to support our food producing customers. One of those customers was interested in finding an effective solution for…Read More

  10. Dyna-Flo Entry Guides & Dividers – Uncompromising Results

    Carton Flow for All Shapes & Sizes Dyna-Flo and Dyna-Flo HD (heavy duty) carton flow are designed to optimize your carton picking operation for inventory of varying shapes, sizes and configurations. Dyna-Flo’s durable, full-bed design of staggered polypropylene wheels provide full wheel coverage no matter what size or shape your inventory takes. It’s the perfect option for product mixes wi…Read More