1. Put the Power of Gravity to Work in Your Food Service DC

      The annual IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference is the place to find unique warehousing solutions specific to the foodservice and convenience distribution industries… so this is a show the Mallard simply couldn’t miss! Our pallet flow and carton flow storage solutions are net zero energy to operate because they harness the powerful force of gravity to reliably provide productive, smart st…Read More

  2. Pallet Flow Delivers Dynamic Results for Stationery Manufacturer

    Putting pallet flow rack to the test is nothing new for us. In fact, we do it every day in our in-house engineering testing lab… and that’s also where we develop these helpful system design and application tips. Our testing lab is the perfect place to prove out design ideas and work through inventory challenges prior to purchasing and installing your pallet flow system. The system we are highl…Read More

  3. Mallard Manufacturing says, “Happy Labor Day and Thank You”

    “Choose a Job You Love, and You Will Never Have to Work a Day in Your Life” Harvey Mackay Our team at Mallard works hard, but we love what we do… so Thank You to our extremely hard working team, amazing partners and valued customers. Thank you for a job more than well done. You have made our “work” worth it; challenging, rewarding and always interesting. Our advice to all of you on thi…Read More

  4. The Power of Two… Explained in 7 FAQs: Dual Pallet Separator for Pallet Flow

    There’s already enough pressure in high-throughput warehousing operations… your pallet flow rack system shouldn’t add to it. As a matter of fact, with Mallard’s dual pallet separators you’ll actually remove pressure inherent in deep-lane pallet flow systems and help to improve efficiency and safety. Our dual pallet separators are uniquely designed to work in deep-lane and extra-deep syst…Read More

  5. All It Takes is a Spark – Happy 4th of July from Mallard

    Just a spark, an idea, can turn into something great. The birth of a nation built on individual freedoms… well, that’s a gigantic “something great” but one we are all most thankful for. At Mallard, we like to think of ourselves as problem solvers. Challenges encountered by our customers fuel our creative juices to find solutions that are unique… individualized. By helping our customers, …Read More

  6. 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

  7. 7 FAQs — Designing Deep-Lane Pallet Flow Using the Forklift Separator

    The forklift separator (FL-300) is a friend for deep-lane, multi-level, high-density pallet flow systems. Why do we say that? Deep-lane systems are highly efficient and productive uses of warehouse space and resources, as long as they are properly designed to accommodate for pallet back pressures... that’s where the forklift separator springs into action. Back pressure is the force of gravity in…Read More

  8. Efficiency Boosting Gravity Flow Options for Wide Ranging Totes

    Bins and totes are handy in manufacturing and warehousing for keeping small parts and pieces organized and “pick ready.” They’re made from a variety of materials and come in an array of sizes and shapes with a wide range in load capacities. Carton flow rack is the most popular gravity flow application for bins and totes; however, pallet flow rack can be configured for tote or bin application…Read More

  9. 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

  10. To Pallet Flow Rack Installation and Beyond… Save the White Envelopes!

    When you purchase a pallet flow, carton flow or gravity conveyor system system from Mallard Manufacturing, special care is given to more than the design and manufacturing of the system and components. The signature White Envelope that accompanies each Mallard order contains the “fingerprints”, if you will, for your entire system. White Envelope Contents: General installation instructions Speci…Read More