1. Puzzle Solved -Toy Distributor Finds the Right Carton Flow Fit with Mallard Testing

    Finding the right carton flow system certainly wasn't all fun and games for this particular customer and leading toy distributor.  There was a lot riding on the decision - like hundreds of toy retailers across all 50 states and 30 countries worldwide.  With thousands of changing SKUs and a wide range of carton sizes, shapes and weights, the company needed 100% confidence that the system they cho…Read More

  2. Check Out What’s Happening in Sterling….

    What a difference a year makes. Well, 14 months to be exact.  In April 2014, we launched our new website and announced a major expansion at our HQ and manufacturing facility in Sterling, IL.   To say we've been busy is an understatement.  With a big sigh of relief and a sense of accomplishment, we are excited to announce that both were successfully launched. But, we also realize that neither p…Read More

  3. Mallard DIY Video Series – How to Install Your Own Carton Flow System

    Dyna-Flo carton flow - it's flexible for changing carton sizes and SKUs - space-saving by over 50% vs. conventional shelving - super-efficient for faster order selection and …. easy to install.  With our DYI instructional video series, you can jumpstart these benefits by retrofitting your own pallet rack with Dyna-Flo carton flow tracks - all in just a few simple steps.   Take a look….  H…Read More

  4. Introducing Mallard’s NEW Carton Flow Work Cell – Mobile Storage & Work Station

    Boost Productivity with Flexible, Portable Carton Flow Work Cells If there’s one constant in manufacturing and process planning it’s the fact that things change, constantly.  A company’s ability to respond to production shifts and assembly change-overs quickly, and with some level of “on-the-fly” flexibility, has a direct impact on production output and ROI. We have a cost-effective sol…Read More

  5. How E-Commerce DCs Can Boost Picks & Productivity with Carton Flow

    Don’t expect the E-Commerce boom to fade any time soon. Consumers love the instant point-and-click gratification of an online purchase; all from the comfort of their living room couch or on the fly from their mobile devices. Amazon, Zappos, Best Buy and even Home Depot are driving the explosion of new categories each year. With a myriad of choice and quick delivery, U.S. E-Retail sales will grow…Read More

  6. Does Your Carton Flow System Need Full Lane Dividers?

    The good news is… probably not. All Mallard carton flow systems, from Cart-Trak roller systems to Dyna-Flo and Dyna-Deck full bed carton flow, provide smooth product flow with consistent lane tracking. There are, however, some applications that mandate 100% product separation, like pharmaceutical, medical devices or automotive manufacturing for example, where order picking accuracy is extremely …Read More

  7. How to Choose the Right Carton Flow for Your Application

    You already know you need a better way to handle carton storage and improve ordering picking operations - from better space utilization to more ergonomic, productive order selection, carton flow is the obvious choice.  The next step, determining which system is best for your application, can be a far more daunting question and critical to carton flow system performance. Your first step is to have…Read More

  8. 4 Tips for Fast, Accurate Carton Flow Order Picking

    Customers want choices. They want their products in stock and orders shipped fast, leaving logistics and DC operators scrambling to handle more SKUs with quicker than ever turnarounds. Not easy!  Add the high cost of labor and space and they need some easy, affordable strategies to move more products quickly and accurately. Here you go….  4 Tips for Fast, Accurate Carton Flow Order Picking. 1)…Read More

  9. How Gravity Flow Will Double Your Storage Capacity… and More

    Most warehouses inevitably face some kind of space challenge, whether due to increased demand, seasonal inventories or rising SKU’s.  It’s your job to accommodate more (and more) pallets or pick slots in the same amount of space. Gravity flow storage can help. By moving high volume SKUs to high density pallet flow or shifting slower SKU’s to carton flow racking or pick modules, you can cons…Read More