1. A Holiday Message from Mallard Manufacturing

    A well prepared landscape can weather seasonal changes. Each day of the last year was spent working and preparing for the next day, week, month, year. As the year draws to a close and the holiday season is upon us, take time to appreciate all that you’ve accomplished thus far. There will be more to do, of course, but the Mallard team stands ready to work each new challenge with you. Thank you fo…Read More

  2. Flex Separator Saves Time & Improves Safety for Case Picking Operation

    Mallard Improves Case Picking from Floor-Level Pallet Flow with Flex Separator High-volume, case picking is a labor intensive, and therefore a costly operation. Mallard floor-level pallet flow equipped with the Flex Separator (FS 200) will shave minutes per pallet, plus improve worker safety, and avert inventory damage to add positive results to your bottom-line. As seen in our 3D animated video, …Read More

  3. A Mallard “How to”: Preventing & Fixing Carton Flow Hang-Ups

    Carton flow rack is a go-to storage solution for fast, accurate, orderly pick and put inventory operations. It’s inherently low maintenance and easy to use… except when it’s not. So, let’s review the best ways to avoid carton hang-ups in the first place and also best practices for dealing with hang-ups should one occur. The first thing we recommend is to make sure your carton flow system i…Read More

  4. Happy Labor Day from Mallard Manufacturing

    "The only place success comes before work is the dictionary.” ~Vince Lombardi Working hard may be the name of the game for most days, but for this special holiday we get to trade-in our power tools for our grilling tools. Thank you to simply the best industry partners and customers that regularly allow us to stretch our creative muscle to find solutions that work for you. The work you encourage…Read More

  5. Spicing Up Taco Tuesday with Custom Pallet Flow Racking

    Everyone knows that the secret to a good taco is precise layering of the ingredients. On that theme, the Mallard testing lab has cooked up a nifty pallet flow lane design using the Flex Separator FS-200 for a global seasonings manufacturer. Our mission was to enable precise picking from floor mounted pallet flow while boosting picking efficiencies. No complicated mechanized systems needed for this…Read More

  6. 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

  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. Pallet Flow Rack vs Automated Pallet Shuttle Systems – Which is Right for My Warehouse?

    High-density pallet storage is simply the concept of condensing pallet storage into a smaller warehousing footprint to maximize warehouse space. Simple right? Maybe yes, if you know the right questions to ask when choosing the system that is best for your needs. Static options include: Double-deep selective rack Very narrow aisle (VNA) rack Drive-in/Drive-thru racking Dynamic storage solutions inc…Read More