1. Pallet Flow Forklift Separator Ensures Safe, Easy Pallet Extraction

    A safe pallet flow system only increases efficiency… that’s where the Mallard pallet separator solutions come into play. In the case of multi-level, deep-lane pallet flow configurations, we rely on the Forklift Separator FL 300. As you can see from the 3D animated video below, the forklift separator holds back rear pallets, freeing the front pallet from rear pallet forces to ensure safe, effic…Read More

  2. Carton Flow Rack Terminology – Are You Speaking Our Language?

    The easiest way to communicate effectively and efficiently is to use the same language. Material handling and warehousing terminology is a language unto itself, so we are here to cut through any confusion surrounding the dynamic storage solution of carton flow racking with a handy glossary of common terms. We hope this is a helpful tool. Bay – area between uprights and individual beam levels. Ca…Read More

  3. Pallet Flow Separator Facilitates Efficient Pallet Loading

    Meet the Multitasking EPR-700 The Mallard EPR-700 Empty Pallet Return Separator is used to hold back empty pallets until 5-6 are accumulated into a stack, then the stack is released to flow down to an opposite aisle for unloading. It’s a handy device for product picked from pallets so that the pallets themselves are safely and minimally handled as well as quickly returned for send-out or repleni…Read More

  4. Magnum Wheel Replaces Skate Wheel Pallet Flow for Heavy Produce

    The Right Pallet Flow Racking is Central to Efficient Case Picking One potato, two potato… leads to heavy cases of potatoes and a lot of pressure on a pallet flow system intended to work optimally to increase picking efficiencies. Enter Magnum wheel pallet flow rack. Magnum wheel is precisely designed for heavy-duty applications like this produce fulfillment warehouse pictured above left… the …Read More

  5. Pallet Flow Rack vs Automated Pallet Shuttle Systems – Which is Right for My Warehouse?

    High-density pallet storage is simply the concept of condensing pallet storage into a smaller warehousing footprint to maximize warehouse space. Simple right? Maybe yes, if you know the right questions to ask when choosing the system that is best for your needs. Static options include: Double-deep selective rack Very narrow aisle (VNA) rack Drive-in/Drive-thru racking Dynamic storage solutions inc…Read More

  6. 5-Rail Pallet Flow Wins the (Super) Sack Race

    Don’t you love it when a plan comes together? And, when a plan involves pallet flow rack and big, bulky super sacks… well that’s all the better. Here’s a recent example. A consumer food products manufacturer was looking to optimize inventory and production. Part of their goal was having bulk ingredients in the right place and always at the ready. We knew that pallet flow was the perfect pr…Read More

  7. Properly Planning Pallet Flow for the Pick Module

    Thanks for dropping in to the Mallard “all things gravity flow” blog series. Consider this a public service announcement-type of topic that will hopefully save customers from an expensive warehousing design mistake... let’s talk about properly designing pallet flow rack for a pick module. Pallet flow is an excellent choice for pick modules. It is an efficient, time-saving tool useful for cas…Read More

  8. Mallard MODEX Exhibit Guarantees “Smartest Industry Thinking”

    Booth #B1956 Will Be Floating a Few Surprises As promised, Mallard will present a few new surprises at next week’s MODEX show. Since you are checking in with us a little early, here’s a sneak peek at our latest gravity flow innovation “reveals” that are ready to be shared at the Mallard booth. Cart-Trak Full Roller Carton Flow – Rollers Now Available with Bearings One of the industry’s…Read More

  9. Pallet Flow Rack Streamlines Finished Goods Assembly

    Pallet flow rack is a common go-to for streamlined storage and order picking applications.  Now modify that pallet flow lane with a few key Mallard accessories and this simple workhorse becomes a thoroughbred for finished goods assembly. This was exactly the case for a national home goods retailer who turned to the Mallard Engineering Testing Lab to  improve efficiencies in their small piece fur…Read More

  10. New Bottle Pick Rack Boosts Efficiency for Wine & Spirits Singles

    A lot of focus goes into building-in efficiencies for fast-moving wine & spirit SKUs, and of course that makes a lot of sense. But, don’t stop there and assume that your slow movers can’t also be stored and picked with measurable efficiency. Mallard’s latest Engineered Application is Bottle Pick Rack, and it’s uniquely designed to deliver those efficiencies for each picks and case-buil…Read More