1. Are You Going to Keep Them Waiting with Inefficient Carton Picking?

    Dynamo Pets Deserve Dependable Dyna-Flo Carton Flow We always say that we want the Best gravity flow solution for our customers. Not just suitable, but the best. Here’s a great example of the steps our Engineering Testing Lab will take to find the best carton flow solution for a customer... (and you don’t even have to be fluffy and cute to get this kind of service). Inventory Challenge: Standa…Read More

  2. Full Roller Pallet Flow Drives Home Solution for Plastic Pallets

    Plastic pallets come in all shapes and sizes. They’re heavy-duty or flimsy, flat-bottomed or footed, and even collapsible… and those are just the pallets in our recent pallet flow test! That’s right, 5 very different plastic pallets and load sizes that needed to find a single gravity flow solution for a precision parts manufacturing operation. Full roller pallet flow to the rescue! Why full …Read More

  3. A Mallard “How to”: Preventing & Fixing Carton Flow Hang-Ups

    Carton flow rack is a go-to storage solution for fast, accurate, orderly pick and put inventory operations. It’s inherently low maintenance and easy to use… except when it’s not. So, let’s review the best ways to avoid carton hang-ups in the first place and also best practices for dealing with hang-ups should one occur. The first thing we recommend is to make sure your carton flow system i…Read More

  4. Happy Labor Day from Mallard Manufacturing

    "The only place success comes before work is the dictionary.” ~Vince Lombardi Working hard may be the name of the game for most days, but for this special holiday we get to trade-in our power tools for our grilling tools. Thank you to simply the best industry partners and customers that regularly allow us to stretch our creative muscle to find solutions that work for you. The work you encourage…Read More

  5. A Whole New Way of Looking at Empty Pallet Handling

    Empty Pallets Return Measurable Savings If your case picking productivity ends with an empty pallet, you may not be maximizing the potential effectiveness of your order selection process. Empty pallet return lanes (EPRs) are gravity fed flow lanes positioned right within the pick area and are uniquely designed for efficient removal of empty pallets. Not just that, EPRs also protect pallets from da…Read More

  6. Dyna-Flo Optimizes Rack Space Allowing More SKUs Edge to Edge

    When We Say, “Full Wheel-Bed Design,” We Mean It! Dyna-Flo and Dyna-Flo HD are carton flow solutions that address a common warehousing challenge… orderly, efficient storage of cartons that vary in size and shape. You could have a batch pick operation, fluctuating inventory or even just single products with multiple carton sizes, either way you will get the most out of your rack and be able t…Read More

  7. Spicing Up Taco Tuesday with Custom Pallet Flow Racking

    Everyone knows that the secret to a good taco is precise layering of the ingredients. On that theme, the Mallard testing lab has cooked up a nifty pallet flow lane design using the Flex Separator FS-200 for a global seasonings manufacturer. Our mission was to enable precise picking from floor mounted pallet flow while boosting picking efficiencies. No complicated mechanized systems needed for this…Read More

  8. Soft Goods Inventory? With Mallard Carton Flow Rack – the Solution is in the Bag!

    Carton Flow Rack for Bagged Inventory The polybag is one of the biggest trends in e-commerce today. It’s lightweight, inexpensive, and takes up less storage space than boxes. Non-fragile items of all kinds are finding their way into bags which leaves more than a few DCs with a challenge. Soft goods inventory conforms to wheels and rollers making it essentially “non-conveyable” … but that…Read More

  9. Counting the Reasons to Celebrate… Join Us!

    Mallard Rolls Out 200th Gravity Flow Blog In 2014 we started a blog series about Mallard gravity flow products - namely our pallet flow rack, carton flow and gravity conveyor product lines. Four years and 200 blogs later we’re proud that this series has evolved into a successful and useful tool for so many in the material handling industry. Our purpose was and still is simple… To share creativ…Read More

  10. Customer Requested… Mallard Delivered and Then Some!

    2.5” Diameter Pallet Flow Handles Heavy-Weight Plastic Pallets The customer is always right, but we also know a thing or two. So, when we were asked to provide a 2.5” full roller pallet flow option to our pallet flow rack product line we were happy to oblige. However, we also felt the need to see if there was any way to improve upon a standard 2.5” roller pallet flow lane… here’s where t…Read More