1. 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

  2. Unconventional Design Unites Full & Split Roller Pallet Flow in Single Lane

    Super sacks on pallet flow rack is nothing new in the Mallard engineering testing lab. In fact, in the past we’ve successfully used full roller, split roller and our Magnum wheeled pallet flow lanes to accommodate super sacks, but we’ve never combined two pallet flow styles in one lane… until now. This is one unique pallet flow design, and for good reason. Here’s the story: Pallet Flow Lan…Read More

  3. A Little Guidance to Go the Distance in Deep Lane Pallet Flow

    Pallet flow rack is one of those unique storage products that’s effective in shallow lane, deep lane and even deep-deep lane configurations. It’s simple to use and maintain while performing the valuable, space-saving functions of automatic pallet replenishment and orderly first-in/first-out inventory management. Of course, these benefits are only reaped if the product does what it is intended …Read More

  4. Significant Weight Changes Prompt a Productivity Review

    About a year ago we designed a pallet flow system for a customer who had 21 different pallets with a wide range of inventory weights, from 500 – 1100 lbs. It was a challenge, but our engineering team came through and the customer’s request was satisfied. We even blogged about the complicated test and successful outcome. Recently, a follow-up call with the customer revealed that their pallet cr…Read More

  5. 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

  6. Pallet Flow Solution as Easy as One, Two, Three

    It’s the holiday season and most of us are looking for ways to simplify our hectic lives any way we can. Our customers are no different. Recently a customer was looking for a pallet flow solution to help them simplify their warehousing processes. It just so happens that this customer manufactures high-end, aluminum bakeware… and since it’s very likely that each of us had a product or two of …Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Mallard Pallet Flow Goes Long… And Scores Big!

    The future of transportation is in these pallets… whether aerospace or automotive, the Mallard team supports progress, so we were happy to accept this recent warehouse storage challenge. A global manufacturer challenged our in-house Testing Lab engineers to design a 9-deep pallet flow lane to help optimize the warehousing of this important, yet, very heavy cargo. Ultimately, several creative, cu…Read More

  10. Pallet Flow Forklift Separator Ensures Safe, Easy Pallet Extraction

    A safe pallet flow system only increases efficiency… that’s where the Mallard pallet separator solutions come into play. In the case of multi-level, deep-lane pallet flow configurations, we rely on the Forklift Separator FL 300. As you can see from the 3D animated video below, the forklift separator holds back rear pallets, freeing the front pallet from rear pallet forces to ensure safe, effic…Read More