1. Increase Access to Productivity with Pallet Jack Access Ramp

    WIP, Assembly & Staging Inventory Flow Optimized with Floor Mounted Pallet Flow Our latest 3D animated product video shines the light on the benefits of the pallet jack access ramp - a Mallard engineered application for pallet flow. The ramp is a creative, cost-efficient solution that allows a pallet jack to access floor-mounted pallet flow in work-in-process (WIP), assembly or staging operati…Read More

  2. Planning for Bottle Pick Rack Made Easy with New Spec Sheet

    Mallard’s Bottle Pick Rack improves picking efficiencies for each picks and case-building in wine & spirits order fulfillment. As opposed to storing slower moving SKUs and each picks on static rack, bottle pick rack condenses inventory and provides an orderly gravity flow solution that improves pick rates and accuracy. Bottle pick is easy to install by simply securing the individual flow lan…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Mallard Total Quality Management… Assures “Pinpoint” Accuracy

    When you’re looking for a needle in a proverbial warehousing “haystack” Mallard’s Total Quality Management (TQM) system can shed some much needed light. Recently, a customer contacted us for some guidance to help them locate “missing” hardware from an order. The actual project install took place the year before, but as is the case sometimes, not all of the pallet flow lanes were instal…Read More

  6. Happy Birthday America from Mallard Manufacturing

    It’s America’s Birthday once again and we as a nation are 242 years young. Hometown celebrations this week will share much in common despite the distance that separates us… food, fireworks, community, reflection and freedom will be our shared focus. We are proud to be able to provide gravity flow solutions for customers from all over the United States. You bring us interesting warehousing ch…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. 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

  10. Properly Planning Pallet Flow for the Pick Module

    Thanks for dropping in to the Mallard “all things gravity flow” blog series. Consider this a public service announcement-type of topic that will hopefully save customers from an expensive warehousing design mistake... let’s talk about properly designing pallet flow rack for a pick module. Pallet flow is an excellent choice for pick modules. It is an efficient, time-saving tool useful for cas…Read More