|1990||Foundation of Elmar Hertzog and Partner Fortbildungseinrichtung Verkehr GmbH in Potsdam, Germany, on August 27th.
Courses for the expert and technical examination for road haulage contractors and taxi operators
|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 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
Georg Herbst joins 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 reorganisation projects as well as the introduction of integrated management systems
|2003||Expansion of the competence area “Ports and shipping”, e.g. business optimisation in the seaport of Wismar, reorganization of Bremen Port Authority and consulting / training for port managers in India|
|2004||Increased acceptance of projects for reorganisation and QM in ports, shipping companies and public transport companies
Bus transport company 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 Lithuanian Railways|
|2010||W&H wins together 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 Partner with the focus on project management, cost-effectiveness studies and organisational 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 six workshops of the bus division of the Berlin transport companiy BVG for the greater involvement of employees and the optimisation of 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 ports. These include, on behalf of state ministries and public authorities, strategic scientific consultations and analysis on employment effects as well as cost-benefit analyses, strategy concepts and market development measures.
The engineering planning company INROS LACKNER SE Bremen and Rostock joins WAGENER & HERBST Management Consultants GmbH as shareholder. This opens up the possibility of combining engineering expertise with business and economic competencies in transport infrastructure projects for 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 works as Transport & Logistics Strategist in the development of the waterway no. 1 corridor and ports / logistics facilities.|
|2019||A number of projects in the area of inland ports and inland navigation (e.g. Port of Braunschweig, Port of Straubing, Reederei Schwaben and in Uganda and India) as well as the area of media (Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg) have been realised. W&H is accompanying the structural change in the Lusatia mining region with studies on transport infrastructure development on behalf of the Lusatia economic region.|
||IPG Infrastruktur- und Projektentwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, Potsdam acquires INROS LACKNER SE’s shares in WAGENER & HERBST Management Consultants GmbH and thus becomes majority shareholder of W&H.|