1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. From Customer to Team Member – MeetUp with Steve Klevens!

    West Coast is in the house! Now you may think that Mallard’s Director of Business Development -West chooses sand and surf over the majestic beauty of the Midwest, but he’s really just being practical. “It has nothing to do with weather, I just believe you have to be close to the customer, on call and on site when needed” he says.  Hmm? Well we are sure of one thing and that is that he’s…Read More

  6. New Mounting Bracket for Pallet Flow Indirect Mount Speed Controllers

    Full roller pallet flow is a highly-efficient, multi-purpose material handling solution offering deep-reserve pallet storage and an easy to access, automatically replenished pick face. Full roller is often the chosen pallet flow configuration for warehouse operations that need to accommodate pallets of varying sizes and weights while relying on a single flow configuration. Where there is a need to…Read More

  7. Put the Power of Gravity to Work in Your Food Service DC

      The annual IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference is the place to find unique warehousing solutions specific to the foodservice and convenience distribution industries… so this is a show the Mallard simply couldn’t miss! Our pallet flow and carton flow storage solutions are net zero energy to operate because they harness the powerful force of gravity to reliably provide productive, smart st…Read More

  8. Pallet Flow Delivers Dynamic Results for Stationery Manufacturer

    Putting pallet flow rack to the test is nothing new for us. In fact, we do it every day in our in-house engineering testing lab… and that’s also where we develop these helpful system design and application tips. Our testing lab is the perfect place to prove out design ideas and work through inventory challenges prior to purchasing and installing your pallet flow system. The system we are highl…Read More

  9. Choosing Drop-In or Indirect-Mount Speed Controllers for Pallet Flow

    Speed controllers are used in pallet flow rack to control both the speed and tracking of the pallet as it flows down the lane. Because pallet flow rack is a gravity flow solution where pallets are loaded from a charge aisle and flow on a slightly pitched wheeled or roller lane to a discharge (pick) aisle, the flow speed and tracking of the pallets must be controlled. The lane is design is based up…Read More

  10. Cost-Effective Repair, Long-Term Fix – Dyna-Deck Replacement Carton Flow

    Drop-In for a Quick Tip on Improving Your Order Picking Operation Fixing the lags and inaccuracies in your order picking operation may be as simple as replacing your old, broken or just plain ole’ ineffective carton flow rack. If that sounds too simple we’ve got the video proof. Our new animated Dyna-Deck carton flow rack video is the easiest way to show how simple it really is to completely t…Read More