1. Pallet Flow Test Fail? What Can Go Wrong and How to Make It Work

    It’s always important to test non-standard pallets before committing to a pallet flow lane configuration.  While the Mallard team has a large variety of products and features to apply to a pallet flow lane to ensure success, on rare occasions we come across pallets that present too many challenges to be able to recommend use in a pallet flow lane… at least without alteration. These oversized …Read More

  2. Non-Standard Pallets & Pallet Flow – Making Pallet Alternatives Work | Mallard Best Practices

    As businesses search for eco-friendly, cost-effective ways to manufacture and deliver their products, each element of the inventory process is under scrutiny. As a result, our gravity flow rack testing facility has seen an uptick in activity due to the creative pallet choices and materials customers are exploring. As we test different pallet types in our pallet flow lanes, we find workable solutio…Read More

  3. Pallet Flow Forklift Separator Ensures Food Manufacturer’s Certificate of Insurance

    This is one of those times when you think you’re at the finish line, but you hit a bit of a snag before you get across. Thankfully, all it took was some creative thinking and the Mallard forklift separator to bring it all home. Pallet Flow System Design A pallet flow system was designed for a specialty food products company to provide deep-lane pallet storage and support their FIFO (First-In/Fir…Read More

  4. Introducing Full Roller Flex Separator for Floor-Mounted Pallet Flow

    Full roller pallet flow is a popular pallet flow solution for good reason. It is manufactured to go the distance using heavy-duty components designed to be reliable in hectic warehouse environments. More than that, the full-width design allows for pallets of different sizes and configurations to flow dependably making it ideal for distributors that make quick inventory adjustments. And could there…Read More

  5. Mallard Manufacturing Salutes the Hard-Working American Laborer

    In a recent survey by National Day, 67% of respondents said they were firing up the grill for Labor Day, 36% were planning to watch a movie followed closely by 35% who were just looking for some quiet time. People are making plans that work for them. And so, whether you’re planning on being indoors, outdoors, or both… we wish you a safe, fun-filled Labor Day celebration. Our facilities will be…Read More

  6. Pitching the Best Pallet Storage Solution with Pallet Flow

    Looking for a solution for plastic pallet storage? The search is over, we’ve got your answer. Full roller pallet flow is our go-to for inventory stored on plastic pallets. Full roller offers more roller to pallet contact and with the addition of Mallard’s Ultra-Grip roller speed controllers, control rules the day. Let us show you why we recommend this lane design. Ultra-Grip rollers are rubber…Read More

  7. Buyer Beware – Comparing Mechanical vs Magnetic Pallet Flow Speed Controllers

    Pallet flow speed controllers ensure that pallets flow in a controlled manner and at a safe speed down a pallet flow lane. Mallard offers four types of pallet flow speed controllers to ensure that no matter what kind of gravity flow lane you’ve designed, your inventory and team can rely on safe, effective, controlled flow. Benefits of Mallard Pallet Flow Speed Controllers Variety - 5 different s…Read More

  8. Easy Does It, Pallet Flow Delivers the Solution Warehouse Managers Need

    Let’s face it, nothing about life right now is easy. There are challenges in our warehouse and distribution supply chain that need a quick response and dependable solutions. And, since we could all use some easy right now, the Mallard team is happy to deliver on it all. Have you heard of the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder”? That’s the pallet flow way. Pallet flow rack can function as: P…Read More

  9. Preventing Pallet Flow Speed Controller Failure | Mallard Best Practices

    No one wants to hear the words, “We have a system failure.” When you're talking pallet flow racking, one component in particular that can cause the system to break down if it is not properly configured into the lane is the speed controller. Speed controllers are vital to the safe operation of the pallet flow lane and to ensure that everything keeps moving forward as intended. To that end, let…Read More

  10. Reduce Warehouse Traffic & Improve Order Processing with Floor-Mounted Pallet Flow

    Mount Your Best Offense Against Warehouse Congestion and Rising Costs with Floor-Mounted Pallet Flow Everyone needs an advantage in this era of fast, faster, fastest inventory processing, and order fulfillment. Floor-mounted pallet flow provides several options to configure the most productive workspace and to get… and keep your team moving to meet demand. Uses for Floor-Mounted Pallet Flow Stag…Read More