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Industry International Logistics Software
Enterprise Supply Chain Software
Supply Chain Management
Founded Little Silver, New Jersey (1991)
Founder John Motley Jr.
Headquarters Red Bank, New Jersey, U.S.
Website www.LOG-NET.com

LOG-NET is a supply chain management software and services company, founded in 1991 by John Motley in Little Silver, New Jersey. The company was originally known as Global Technology Services prior to being renamed to LOG-NET, Inc. in 2000. Today the company is headquartered in Red Bank, New Jersey, and has offices in Seattle, Washington, as well as Hong Kong. The company sells through its direct sales force but is also used and sold by many leading third party logistics providers including DHL, Agility, Summit Global Logistics, Kesco Shipping, Sino NRS and others. In 1999 the company began selling its application suite directly to importers and exporters with large complex international supply chains.


LOG-NET, Inc. of Red Bank, NJ was founded in 1991. The company originally created order management and logistics management applications for the third party logistics community. The company was one of the first users of personal computer based SQL database technology on a client server platform as early as 1992. The company introduced many innovations in the supply chain software industry including:

  • 1993: DOS Based client server supply chain solution
  • 1994: Windows Client server supply chain software
  • 1997: Web enabled supply chain software
  • 1999: Web based supply chain software
  • 2001: Java EE based supply chain software

LOG-NET developed integration capability to many ERP systems including SAP, JDA Software, Oracle, JD Edwards and many others. LOG-NET also extended its product to integrate with leading warehouse management systems such as Manhattan Associates, EXE, SAP:WM and others.

From 1993 through the present the company pioneered the development of many standard interfaces in international purchasing and logistics including interfaces for;

  • International Purchase Orders
  • Purchase Order Allocation from Asia
  • Shipping Instructions
  • Bills of Lading
  • Commercial Invoices
  • Packing Lists
  • Ocean Carrier Interfaces
  • Motor Carrier Interfaces
  • Air Carrier Interfaces
  • Warehouse Management System Interfaces

The company processes over 750,000 container loads of product information covering millions of purchase orders and products each year.

LOG-NET E-Commerce Excellence Award[edit]

As one of the world's largest processors of information received from ocean shipping lines LOG-NET awards the annual LOG-NET e-commerce excellence award in conjunction with the Journal of Commerce. This award is presented annually to the ocean shipping line who has provided the highest quality of electronic data interchange (EDI) information to the companies customer base. Over 50 of the world's largest shipping lines compete for the award each year based on their completeness, timeliness and ease of set-up.

Past recipients of the award include;

  • 2004 Evergreen Marine
  • 2005 Maersk Line
  • 2006 Hanjin Shipping
  • 2007 Hanjin Shipping
  • 2008 Hanjin Shipping
  • 2009 Hyundai Merchant Marine
  • 2010 Yang Ming
  • 2014 Maersk Line


The LOG-NET system provides end-to-end (E2E) management of supply chain activities from the point of the creation of orders to their final delivery of products at their place of consumption. The system is designed to provide Cargo Owners and 3PL's with the tools they need to manage cargo, track shipments, calculate cost, monitor contract fulfillment, as well as report on trading partners involved in their supply chain. LOG-NET it the world leader in international order management and logistics particularly when requiring multiple modes of transportation and integration and collaboration capability across multiple trading partners. The application supports;

  • Order Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Freight Contract Management
  • Shipment Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Landed Cost
  • Importer Security Filing
  • Routing
  • International Ocean Schedule
  • Air / Motor / Rail Schedules
  • Ocean Carrier Interfaces
  • Air Carrier Interfaces
  • Motor Carrier Interfaces
  • Factory / Supplier Collaboration
  • International trade and transportation document preparation and scanning
  • Commercial document preparation
  • Product Allocation
  • Contract management
  • Global logistics optimization

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