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. 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

  3. 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

  4. No Waffling Over this Pallet Flow System Design

    Waffles are great! They’re sturdy yet lightweight, versatile, allow for easy washdown and they don’t splinter, which is a big plus. Correct, we’re not talking about breakfast food. Instead we have a cool pallet flow project that improves safety and efficiency on a busy manufacturing line and, of course it’s loaded with fat-free details. Meeting Manufacturing Needs The pallet flow racking s…Read More

  5. 5 Signs that it’s Time to Replace Your Pallet Flow System

    Pallet flow rack systems are workhorses in a warehouse. They’re designed to handle the demands of full pallet, case-pick, even layer-pick operations efficiently, and long-term, without a great deal of maintenance and care. Just like everything else in your facility, however, pallet flow rack needs to be regularly evaluated for signs of damage. Repair or replacement, in certain circumstances, may…Read More

  6. It Takes Two… to Make this Pallet Flow System Flow Just Right

    At Mallard Manufacturing we offer five unique types of pallet flow rack to suite nearly every pallet flow rack challenge: Magnum wheel, full and split roller, steel skate wheel and IE wheel. However, sometimes we’re given the opportunity to try something new and use our products in a creative way. Here’s a cool example of how combining split roller pallet flow with steel skate wheel tackles a …Read More

  7. Where the Metal Meets the Flow… Pallet Flow Solutions for Custom Metal Containers

    The Mallard in-house engineering testing lab was created for situations just like this latest pallet flow test. An industrial manufacturer of arc welding and cutting equipment needed a more productive method of inventory flow. The challenges our team faced in developing the best pallet flow solution were the oversized custom metal container and the heavy load weight (roughly 3000 lbs. when double …Read More

  8. A Sweet Test for Magnum Wheel Pallet Flow

    Candy may come in all shapes and sizes but one Magnum wheel pallet flow system can handle it all. Cartons stacked low or cartons stacked high… pallet flow rack handles the load. The only thing that can get sticky in this set up is if the cartons are stacked on broken and poor conditioned pallets. That’s a challenge we often warn against, and not just for the effectiveness of the pallet flow ra…Read More

  9. 7 FAQs –Ergo Cell Pneumatic Separator for Pallet Flow — Boost Case-Picking Efficiency, Reduce Worker Injury

    At Mallard we focus on gravity flow solutions to make warehouse operations run more smoothly, efficiently and safely. Ergo Cell pneumatic separator for pallet flow is the epitome of what we do. Ergo Cell is a hydraulic lift table that is built into the discharge end of a pallet flow system. It works in conjunction with the pneumatic pallet separator so that the pallet on the lift table is free fro…Read More

  10. 7 FAQs –Building a Rainbow with Pallet Flow Layer Pick Separator

    Considering a layer pick application for your high-volume, high-SKU order fulfillment?... Good Pick! Layer picking is a highly productive, cost-effective solution for beverage, wine & spirits, grocery, or retail applications requiring multiple or mixed SKU pallet shipments. Each layer of cases on the pallet is comprised of a different SKU, creating a multi-layered “rainbow” pallet. The fun…Read More