History

1990 Foundation of Elmar Hertzog and Partner Management Consultants GmbH in Potsdam, Germany, on August 27th. Course of cour­ses for the ex­pert and tech­ni­cal ex­ami­na­ti­on of the road hau­la­ge con­trac­tor and ta­xi ope­ra­tor
1991 In-hou­se trai­ning cour­ses at Autotrans Berlin and at Interflug
1992 Projects for the in­tro­duc­tion of qua­li­ty ma­nage­ment sys­tems at Deutsche Bahn AG and at the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Kurierdienste Management trai­nings com­mis­sio­ned by the European Commission
1996 Expansion of the com­pa­ny con­sul­ting ac­tivi­ties in Potsdam Consulting on the in­tro­duc­tion of qua­li­ty ma­nage­ment sys­tems at the BVG
1998 Start of the ex­ten­si­ve pro­ject “Russian Internal Waterways and River Sea Transport” to­ge­ther with Scott Wilson & Kirkpatrick, London
2000 Logistics con­sul­ting pro­jects at Kaindl Flooring and Friskies Establishment of an MBA cour­se “Intermodal Management” at MADI, Moscow
2001 Personnel de­ve­lop­ment pro­ject for National Manager Central and Eastern Europe, Kuehne & Nagel AG Hamburg
2002 Opening of the of­fice in Nuremberg Joining Georg Herbst as Managing Partner, re­spon­si­ble for the Human Resources Consulting Division Change of na­me in­to WAGENER & HERBST Management Consultants GmbH The fo­cus of the con­sul­tan­cy is on stra­te­gic and re­or­ga­ni­za­ti­on pro­jects as well as the in­tro­duc­tion of in­te­gra­ted ma­nage­ment sys­tems
2003 Expansion of the com­pe­tence area “Ports and ship­ping”, et al. Through the in­crea­se of earnings in the se­a­port of Wismar, re­or­ga­ni­za­ti­on of Bremen Port Authority and con­sul­ting / trai­ning for port ma­na­gers in India
2004 Increased ac­cep­tan­ce of pro­jects for re­or­ga­ni­za­ti­on and QM in ports, ship­ping com­pa­nies and pu­blic trans­port com­pa­nies Bus trans­port RheinNeckar BRN is cer­ti­fied as the first German bus com­pa­ny ac­cord­ing to DIN EN 13816 “Servicequalität im ÖPV” af­ter con­sul­ting by W & H
2005 Delphi stu­dy “Public trans­port mar­ket of the fu­ture” by TU Dresden / WAGENER & HERBST on be­half of the German Transport Forum Berlin
2006 WAGENER & HERBST ta­kes over the net­work co­or­di­na­ti­on of the lo­gistics net­work Berlin Brandenburg
2008 Start of the 2-ye­ar pro­ject “Strengthening of trans­port trai­ning fa­ci­li­ties in CIS coun­tries (Traceca)”
2009 Feasibility stu­dies on the de­ve­lop­ment of freight trans­port cen­ters in Vilnius and Kaunas (Lithuania) on be­half of the Lithuanian Railway
2010 W & H wins with Dornier Consulting (Lead Partner), Louis Berger, Philadelphia Consulting and Comito the EuropeAid-fun­ded pro­ject “Technical Assistance to sup­port the Ministry of Transport in Jordan”
2011 Diplomvolkswirt Ralf Behrens joins the com­pa­ny as ma­na­ging di­rec­tor with the fo­cus on pro­ject ma­nage­ment, cost-ef­fec­tiveness stu­dies and or­ga­ni­za­tio­nal and in­fra­st­ruc­tu­re pro­jects
2013 Expansion of pro­ject work in the Arab re­gi­on (Saudi Arabia, Dubai) and in East Africa (Tanzania)
2014 Start of the in­tro­duc­tion of shopf­loor ma­nage­ment in the six work­shops of the bus di­vi­si­on of the Berlin trans­port com­pa­nies BVG for the grea­ter in­vol­ve­ment of em­ployees and the op­ti­mi­za­ti­on of the main­ten­an­ce. W & H as­su­mes net­work ma­nage­ment of the co­ope­ra­ti­on net­work IWiT — Intelligent com­mer­ci­al traf­fic by te­le­ma­tics in me­tro­po­li­tan re­gi­ons
2015 W & H is ac­tive in the field of in­land wa­ter­ways and in­land wa­ter­ways. These in­clu­de, on be­half of sta­te mi­nis­tries and pu­blic aut­ho­ri­ties, stra­te­gic sci­en­ti­fic con­sul­ta­ti­ons and ana­ly­zes on em­ploy­ment ef­fects as well as cost-be­ne­fit ana­ly­zes, stra­te­gy con­cepts and mar­ket clo­sure me­a­su­res.

The en­gi­nee­ring plan­ning com­pa­ny INROS LACKNER SE Bremen and Rostock joins Wagener & Herbst Management Gesellschaft mbH as a fur­t­her share­hol­der. This opens up the pos­si­bi­li­ty of com­bi­ning en­gi­nee­ring ex­per­ti­se with busi­ness and eco­no­mic com­pe­ten­ces in trans­port in­fra­st­ruc­tu­re pro­jects to the be­ne­fit of cli­ents.

2016 W & H ex­ami­nes the em­ploy­ment ef­fects of ship­ping and con­ducts lo­gistic and eco­no­mic con­sul­ting for the in­land ports in Andernach, Eisenhüttenstadt, Königs Wusterhausen, Riesa and al­so in Bukasa (Uganda).
2017 On be­half of the World Bank, Washington, Dr. Wagener as Transport & Logistics Strategist in the de­ve­lop­ment of the wa­ter­way no. 1 cor­ri­dor and ports / lo­gistics fa­ci­li­ties.