1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Case-Pick Productivity Boost with Pallet Flow -7 Flex Separator FAQs Answered

    There’s already enough pressure to meet customer demand in high-volume, case-picking operations… why contend with more? Mallard’s flex separator (FS 200) removes pressure, specifically back pressure in floor-mounted pallet flow applications designed for case picking. Less back pressure improves pick rates, worker safety and protects inventory and equipment. The flex separator is mounted in t…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. Find the WOW at Mallard Booth S449 – PROMAT 2019

    The PROMAT 2019 theme is “Find Your WOW” and we couldn’t agree more! Besides our giant floating Mallard duck balloon, there will be a lot of Wow at Booth S449. Synonyms for "Wow" include Triumph, Winner, Sensation and that’s exactly what the Mallard team offers to all our customers seeking, efficient, cost-effective gravity flow material handling solutions. Our solutions are customizable, …Read More

  6. Mallard’s New Straightforward Approach to Customized Carton Flow Guides

    New Data Sheet Available for Simplified Product Ordering Could your carton flow system use better SKU segmentation? Carton flow is designed to speed up order picking and improve accuracy, but if your inventory isn’t well segmented within the carton flow, your system may not be optimized to return the best efficiency results. This of course depends on the type of inventory you are processing, but…Read More

  7. Mallard’s “How It Works” Examines Pneumatic Pop-Up Device Operation

    Mallard’s pneumatic pop-up device can be installed in a pallet flow lane to improve pick rates, operational flow and warehouse safety. The two most common applications for the pneumatic pop-up pallet separator device are: Install in a pallet flow lane with an Ergo Cell Lift Table at the pick aisle Install within a standard pallet flow lane to serve as a pallet separator that will not require a f…Read More

  8. Sticky Situation is Smooth Sailing on Dyna-Flo Carton Flow

    Dyna-Flo HD with Tilt Tray Speeds Up Magnetized Parts Supply Smooth running parts supply is integral to smooth manufacturing, and one of the best warehousing tools to ensure orderly, effective parts supply is carton flow. Add a tilt tray to the carton flow rack design and you increase picking ergonomics, accuracy and speed… that is if the product isn’t magnetized to the rack.  If that sounds …Read More

  9. Happy Thanksgiving from Mallard Manufacturing

    Each season is special, but there’s just something about Fall that resonates with the Mallard team. Fall makes us look at things differently. Simple green summer leaves now capture our attention with their color-changing beauty. Perfect summer flowers are substituted with the uniqueness of fall gourds and even the ever-changing weather keeps us on our toes. That’s the Mallard way all year thro…Read More

  10. 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