1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Pallet Flow Helps Dairy Producer Moove Precious Cargo

    Food production is a whole other animal when it comes to moving product fast and clean. That’s why gravity flow is a great resource for food companies like the dairy producer highlighted in our latest pallet flow system test. The goals are ensuring that their products are handled efficiently and with care. The cargo is stored in both IBC containers and metal drums that are plastic wrapped to pal…Read More

  4. Mallard’s 5 Steps to Finding the Best Fit Gravity Flow Solution

    When you’re looking for a gravity flow solution that performs, the Mallard team has the formula for success. The good news is we’re willing to share what we know and we’re here to help you through the process. Below we outline the 5 Steps to take to ensure that your pallet flow rack or carton flow system is optimally designed to solve your warehousing challenge. 5 Steps to Success Mallard…Read More

  5. Pallet Building Gets an Efficiency Boost with New Pallet Flow Hold-Back Device

    Specially-Equipped Pallet Flow Rack Boosts Pallet Building and Simplifies Storage and Processing Pallet building can be required at different stages of inventory life. Freshly processed and manufactured goods are often palletized for storage and distribution. Also, custom pallets of goods are created for order fulfillment. Either way, the Mallard team has a way to put a spring into your operation …Read More

  6. Boost Your Return on Case Pick Operations with this Clever Pallet Flow Combo

    Faster, more cost-effective picking. It’s become the Holy Grail of fulfillment centers as the pressures of e-commerce have continued to escalate. This recent application for a major retailer incorporates two of our more popular products into one highly productive combo. See how the simplicity just makes sense and meets the customer’s case picking operational goals. Pallet Flow Lane Design 3-ra…Read More

  7. No Tilt, No Problem –Pallet Flow Loading for AGVs & Turret Trucks

    Loading a pallet flow lane, like any other warehouse pallet rack system is a step by step process. Forklift operators complete this task quickly and efficiently, day in and day out. However, with the uptick in reliance on automated warehouse vehicles like AGVs (automated guided vehicles) and turret trucks the Mallard team is identifying an important safety concern regarding pallet flow lane loadin…Read More

  8. Which Way Do You Flow? Pallet Flow Rack Test Solves the Question

    Engineering the various components of a pallet flow rack lane is a careful process and fundamental to its success. However, the type of pallet, pallet condition, and the pallet orientation all play pivotal roles in optimizing the effectiveness of the pallet flow rack system. Following is a helpful test video from our Engineering Testing Lab that clearly shows how these elements come together to cr…Read More

  9. Split-Roller Pallet Flow Puts the Brakes on Large Industrial Containers

    As a manufacturing business, we can easily see why this global engineering and steel company might use a container like this in their production facility. And, as gravity flow specialists, it’s completely understandable that we can design a pallet flow solution for these hefty vessels... So, that’s just what we did. Containing the Challenges These unique metal containers are well-constructed a…Read More

  10. When to Set Pallet Flow Rollers High vs. Low | Mallard Best Practices

    Mallard full and split-roller pallet flow systems are built to endure rigorous, daily use in busy warehouse and fulfillment operations. Properly configuring your system to go the distance, though, has everything to do with your specific inventory and pallet type. Related to that and an important part of the overall system configuration is how the rollers are mounted to the flow rails. Because this…Read More