1. Take the Detour & Blaze a New Trail – Mallard Gravity Flow Year in Review

    Does it feel like we all took a little detour this past year? As the Mallard team looks back, we see that despite the challenges, we have a lot to show for the past 12 months. New products and innovations, new tools to help our customers and lots of good advice and demonstrations. By setting our eyes on the task at hand, we blaze a new trail, and what better outlook to have as we head into a new y…Read More

  2. Happy Holidays from Mallard Manufacturing

    Looking for the silver lining… There are so many ways to look back at the year that has been 2020. We started the year with great hope and optimism and proceeded to face unexpected challenges all year through. However, we have been able to witness something quite extraordinary this past year and it has guided us from one month to the next, and through each challenge. It’s what we will call the…Read More

  3. Gravity Flow Solutions for Omnichannel Order Fulfillment

    The phrase “omnichannel fulfillment” has made its way into the material handling industry and down to our warehouse and distribution center floors over the past several years. This strategy of monitoring a customer order from intake through to delivery has resulted from the rise in e-commerce where customers are not only choosing smaller, more customized orders, but they are doing so from a pl…Read More

  4. Splice Less, Save More with Mallard 20’ Pallet Flow Rails

    Deep-lane pallet flow systems are designed to maximize your warehouse efficiency… and with Mallard extra-long 20’ rails, we ensure that efficiency is built into every detail, including installation. Take a look... Mallard’s uniquely designed 20’ long pallet flow rails go up faster and more cost-effectively than typical industry products that are available in only 8’, 9’ or 10’ length…Read More

  5. Create Safe, Ergonomic Case Picking with Carton Flow Rack Skid Plates | Mallard Best Practices

    According to OSHA, the leading cause of compensable workplace injury is manual material handling. This concept is not difficult for warehouse managers and teams to understand. With workers performing manual tasks of lifting, bending, twisting, stretching, pushing, pulling, and reaching there’s a great likelihood of physical strain. However, looking for solutions is what we’re all about and we…Read More

  6. Mallard Announces New Adjustable Gravity Conveyor Guards

    Gravity conveyor is an effective tool in the toolkit of an efficient warehouse. It is an economical way to quickly and easily move cases, cartons, totes, and single items for order processing, manufacturing & assembly, kitting, shipping & receiving, and/or for general conveyance of flat-bottomed or rigid-bottomed materials. Gravity conveyor is modularly configured to ensure that it conform…Read More

  7. 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

  8. Before & After – Pallet Flow Rack Delivers a Tall Order for an Auto Parts Manufacturer

    When an auto parts interiors manufacturer found themselves low on space and in need of a make-sense solution to meet growing demand and increasing SKUs, pallet flow rack rolled in to stack up the savings. As you can see from the Before image above, the original plan centered around floor stacking oversized pallets filled with raw materials. As inventory expanded, so did the time it took for worker…Read More

  9. Opting for Single vs Double-Wide Pallet Flow Bays | Mallard Best Practices

    Is there a point when single-wide pallet flow bays are a better choice than double-wide? The simple answer is, Yes. While the answer itself is simple, the explanation has some complexity. That’s why Mallard Best Practices is back to breakdown this topic and help you make the best choice for your system design. How Wide is Cost-Effective Pallet Flow? Pallet flow rack is a dynamic pallet storage s…Read More

  10. As Easy As 1, 2, 3 — New Gravity Conveyor Hydraulic Lift Gate Assembly

    Gravity conveyor rack is useful in a variety of warehousing applications. It’s an affordable and reliable method of moving cartons and totes for in-processing, order fulfillment, assembly, shipping, and more. And now, thanks to some clever engineering and a pair of hydraulic lift cylinders, your gravity conveyor rack can be installed in more places without disrupting (and even improving) your pe…Read More