1. Unconventional Design Unites Full & Split Roller Pallet Flow in Single Lane

    Super sacks on pallet flow rack is nothing new in the Mallard engineering testing lab. In fact, in the past we’ve successfully used full roller, split roller and our Magnum wheeled pallet flow lanes to accommodate super sacks, but we’ve never combined two pallet flow styles in one lane… until now. This is one unique pallet flow design, and for good reason. Here’s the story: Pallet Flow Lan…Read More

  2. A Little Guidance to Go the Distance in Deep Lane Pallet Flow

    Pallet flow rack is one of those unique storage products that’s effective in shallow lane, deep lane and even deep-deep lane configurations. It’s simple to use and maintain while performing the valuable, space-saving functions of automatic pallet replenishment and orderly first-in/first-out inventory management. Of course, these benefits are only reaped if the product does what it is intended …Read More

  3. Find the WOW at Mallard Booth S449 – PROMAT 2019

    The PROMAT 2019 theme is “Find Your WOW” and we couldn’t agree more! Besides our giant floating Mallard duck balloon, there will be a lot of Wow at Booth S449. Synonyms for "Wow" include Triumph, Winner, Sensation and that’s exactly what the Mallard team offers to all our customers seeking, efficient, cost-effective gravity flow material handling solutions. Our solutions are customizable, …Read More

  4. Safe Surfing for the Big Waves… Mallard’s New Ultra-Grip Roller for Pallet Flow Rack

    Pallet surfing may sound like fun but in reality, it can be dangerous stuff. In the world of roller pallet flow rack systems, we work very hard to ensure that loaded pallets flow steady and controlled down the lane. Pallet surfing occurs when a pallet flows too fast, defects, tracks improperly down the lane and/or doesn’t come to a controlled and steady stop. In our experience plastic pallets ar…Read More

  5. Outside the Box Thinking Leads to Inside the Box Solution

    Admittedly, you’re probably wondering what we are showing you in the image above. Well, it’s a very unique push-back pallet flow solution to a very unique storage challenge. Let us explain… A global petroleum refiner was looking for a way to efficiently store IBC (intermediate bulk storage ) containers of raw materials at multiple refineries. The tricky part was that these IBC containers had…Read More

  6. Take a Peek Underneath… Before Locking in on a Tote or Bin

    Looking for bin storage for your warehouse, order fulfillment center or assembly operation? Before you make that bin commitment, make sure to take a quick step back and a closer look at all the details.  Here’s why… Not all bins are created equal - in fact, most are quite different from the next. Not all bins are even called bins, there are many that go by the way of “totes”. Whether it…Read More

  7. Significant Weight Changes Prompt a Productivity Review

    About a year ago we designed a pallet flow system for a customer who had 21 different pallets with a wide range of inventory weights, from 500 – 1100 lbs. It was a challenge, but our engineering team came through and the customer’s request was satisfied. We even blogged about the complicated test and successful outcome. Recently, a follow-up call with the customer revealed that their pallet cr…Read More

  8. Increase Access to Productivity with Pallet Jack Access Ramp

    WIP, Assembly & Staging Inventory Flow Optimized with Floor Mounted Pallet Flow Our latest 3D animated product video shines the light on the benefits of the pallet jack access ramp - a Mallard engineered application for pallet flow. The ramp is a creative, cost-efficient solution that allows a pallet jack to access floor-mounted pallet flow in work-in-process (WIP), assembly or staging operati…Read More

  9. Planning for Bottle Pick Rack Made Easy with New Spec Sheet

    Mallard’s Bottle Pick Rack improves picking efficiencies for each picks and case-building in wine & spirits order fulfillment. As opposed to storing slower moving SKUs and each picks on static rack, bottle pick rack condenses inventory and provides an orderly gravity flow solution that improves pick rates and accuracy. Bottle pick is easy to install by simply securing the individual flow lan…Read More

  10. Heavy-Duty Equipment Assembly Meets the Mighty Magnum Wheel

    Magnum Wheel Pallet Flow for Optimizing In-Process Assembly of Heavy-Duty Machinery Gravity flow products are effective productivity tools for storage and retrieval of palletized, cased, and cartoned inventory, but before those products are packed and ready to ship, they have to be assembled. Small parts are often stored and staged for assembly in carton flow, but what about big parts? And, for th…Read More