1. The Power of Two… Explained in 7 FAQs: Dual Pallet Separator for Pallet Flow

    There’s already enough pressure in high-throughput warehousing operations… your pallet flow rack system shouldn’t add to it. As a matter of fact, with Mallard’s dual pallet separators you’ll actually remove pressure inherent in deep-lane pallet flow systems and help to improve efficiency and safety. Our dual pallet separators are uniquely designed to work in deep-lane and extra-deep syst…Read More

  2. Pealing Back the Layers of Pallet Flow Design for Layer Picking

    Creating custom palletized orders via a layer pick system means building a pallet, one layer at a time using a layer pick forklift attachment or similar apparatus. The completed pallet is often called a “rainbow” pallet as it is made up of different layers of inventory – i.e. a unique SKU of cases per layer. Using pallet flow rack vs simple floor stacking to continually feed reserve stock fo…Read More

  3. 7 FAQs — Designing Deep-Lane Pallet Flow Using the Forklift Separator

    The forklift separator (FL-300) is a friend for deep-lane, multi-level, high-density pallet flow systems. Why do we say that? Deep-lane systems are highly efficient and productive uses of warehouse space and resources, as long as they are properly designed to accommodate for pallet back pressures... that’s where the forklift separator springs into action. Back pressure is the force of gravity in…Read More

  4. 7 FAQ’s to Ask Before Applying the CP Pallet Flow Separator

    The ever-growing consumer appetite for “more” delivered faster and cheaper is putting a strain on order picking operations. Case picking and split-case picking are the means by which most customer demands are fulfilled, but these can also be expensive, labor intensive processes with some inherent difficulties. We can help eliminate case picking challenges with smart pre-planning and our unique…Read More

  5. Flex Separator Saves Time & Improves Safety for Case Picking Operation

    Mallard Improves Case Picking from Floor-Level Pallet Flow with Flex Separator High-volume, case picking is a labor intensive, and therefore a costly operation. Mallard floor-level pallet flow equipped with the Flex Separator (FS 200) will shave minutes per pallet, plus improve worker safety, and avert inventory damage to add positive results to your bottom-line. As seen in our 3D animated video, …Read More

  6. 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

  7. Pallet Flow Provides Needed Lift to Hydraulics Manufacturer

    Even a hydraulics company needs a lift sometimes and the Mallard team was happy to provide the perfect pallet flow configuration for the ride. As far as tests and applications go, this one was pretty simple… but it’s the “storage method vs gravity flow configuration” that we thought was important enough to share. As you can see from our test video the inventory was stored in totes. Normall…Read More

  8. Pallet Flow Rack for E-Commerce – Design the Purr-fect Solution

    When your customer offers Free one-day shipping, the pressure is on to ensure that their DC is the model of efficiency. It makes sense then to use pallet flow rack as part of the material handling solution. Pallet flow is a gravity flow solution that is dependable, low-maintenance, easy-to use and can be designed to handle all types of inventory in a variety of warehousing applications. A recent p…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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