1. Counting the Reasons to Celebrate… Join Us!

    Mallard Rolls Out 200th Gravity Flow Blog In 2014 we started a blog series about Mallard gravity flow products - namely our pallet flow rack, carton flow and gravity conveyor product lines. Four years and 200 blogs later we’re proud that this series has evolved into a successful and useful tool for so many in the material handling industry. Our purpose was and still is simple… To share creativ…Read More

  2. Product Slotting and Carton Flow Rack: The Mallard Difference

    Picking operations for order fulfillment are one of the most expensive warehousing functions and thus a critical area for close evaluation and process optimization. Did someone say, “Carton Flow Rack?” Ok that may have been us, but seriously while carton flow rack may not be the best choice for all your hand-picked inventory, it is a great solution for most of it, and here’s why. Inventory s…Read More

  3. Floor-Mounted Pallet Flow is Simply Best for High-Volume Order Selection

    High-volume order fulfillment doesn’t always have to be high-tech or complicated. Sometimes it’s the simple solutions that just work the best. Case in point… a major discount retail customer has found a way to maximize picks, minimize travel and ensure accuracy by relying on floor-mounted pallet flow rack for inventory staging. This system works so well, that they have implemented it in fulf…Read More

  4. Reprofiling is a SNAP with NEW Slim-Fit Carton Flow Entry Guide

    The purpose of installing carton flow racking is to make your storage and order fulfillment processes faster, more accurate and more efficient than static rack options. While all our carton flow products fit that description, we’d like to add easy to use, and flexible to the list. Our latest innovation is the Slim-Fit Carton Flow Entry Guide designed to fit your Dyna Flo, Dyna Flow HD and Dyna-…Read More

  5. 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Ordering Carton Flow Rack

    Carton flow rack is at both simple and complex. Yes, it’s gravity-fed roller or wheeled tracks but just as there are many sizes and shapes of cartons, cases and totes there are different carton flow designs and configurations to best accommodate all your packaging needs. So, we are here to help you find just the right carton flow solution for your inventory needs, and the best way to do that is …Read More

  6. Dyna-Flo HD Tote Storage – Driving Home the Savings

    Auto parts manufacturing is difficult enough without parts supply confusion. Thankfully, Dyna-Flo HD carton flow is an ideal solution for simplifying SKU picking at the ready... especially when your SKUs are coming in several different-sized and shaped containers. Check out how we tame this busy pick line. System Challenge: Storage for manufacturing/parts Storage for empty containers Totes, bins a…Read More

  7. Forces of Gravity Contained with NEW Pneumatic Separator

    We are all about solving material handling challenges here at Mallard and while back pressure of bins or totes on gravity conveyor may not seem obvious to some, it can be a serious challenge in picking, assembly and manufacturing operations.  Taking a page from the Ergo technology used in our Ergo cell pallet flow separators, we have designed a pneumatic device for separating totes or product in …Read More

  8. Lightweight Cartons Sail Down Cart-Trak Lanes in Mallard’s Testing Lab

    The Mallard carton flow racking product line is fairly extensive.  There are six major types of carton flow rack and variations within… which can sometimes make choosing the right system a bit of a process.  Our engineers and system designers are of course experienced enough to help guide our customers but sometimes it still comes down to the testing lab to find just the fit.  As was the case…Read More

  9. HD TV Meets HD Carton Flow and It’s a Perfect Match

    All inventory is valuable and these HD TVs are no exception… they're high priced, fragile commodities that require deliberate and careful treatment in a busy warehouse environment.  The challenge for this leading national retailer was to create an easy to use and access storage space that ensured efficient, damage free handling.  Dyna-Flo HD Carton Flow (as in heavy-duty) was the ideal soluti…Read More

  10. New Empty Pallet Return: Twice the Benefit… Same Small Space

    Double-Sided Vertical Design Saves Space & Keeps Orders Moving Our newly designed empty pallet return system allows for twice the capacity of traditional pallet return lanes without taking up twice the space.  Our double-sided design securely transports empty pallets from the pick-face back to the load side for faster lane clearing and replenishment.  The vertical design allows for twice the…Read More