1990Foundation 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
1991In-house trai­ning cour­ses at Autotrans Berlin and at Interflug
1992Projects for the in­tro­duc­tion of qua­li­ty ma­nage­ment sys­tems at Deutsche Bahn AG and at Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Kurierdienste
Management trai­nings com­mis­sio­ned by the European Commission
1996Expansion of the com­pa­ny con­sul­ting ac­ti­vi­ties in Potsdam
Consulting on the in­tro­duc­tion of qua­li­ty ma­nage­ment sys­tems at the BVG
1998Start of the ex­ten­si­ve pro­ject “Russian Internal Waterways and River Sea Transport” tog­e­ther wi­th Scott Wilson & Kirkpatrick, London
2000Logistics con­sul­ting pro­jects at Kaindl Flooring and Friskies Establishment of an MBA cour­se “Intermodal Management” at MADI, Moscow
2001Personnel de­ve­lo­p­ment pro­ject for National Manager Central and Eastern Europe, Kuehne + Nagel AG Hamburg
2002Opening 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
2003Expansion 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
2004Increased 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
2005Delphi stu­dy “Public trans­port mar­ket of the fu­ture” by TU Dresden / WAGENER & HERBST on be­half of the German Transport Forum Berlin
2006WAGENER & HERBST ta­kes over the net­work coor­di­na­ti­on of the lo­gi­stics net­work Berlin Brandenburg
2008Start of the 2‑year pro­ject “Strengthening of trans­port trai­ning fa­ci­li­ties in CIS count­ries (Traceca)”
2009Feasibility stu­dies on the de­ve­lo­p­ment of freight trans­port cen­ters in Vilnius and Kaunas (Lithuania) on be­half of Lithuanian Railways
2010W&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”
2011Diplomvolkswirt Ralf Behrens joins the com­pa­ny as Managing Partner wi­th the fo­cus on pro­ject ma­nage­ment, cost-ef­fec­ti­ve­ness stu­dies and or­ga­ni­sa­tio­nal and in­fra­struc­tu­re projects
2013Expansion of pro­ject work in the Arab re­gi­on (Saudi Arabia, Dubai) and in East Africa (Tanzania)
2014Start 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
2015W&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.
2016W&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).
2017On 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.
2019A 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.
2023With the ent­ry in the Commercial Register on 26 August 2023, the com­pa­ny WAGENER & HERBST Management Consultants GmbH was mer­ged wi­th IPG Infrastruktur und Projektentwicklungsgesellschaft mbH wi­th re­troac­ti­ve ef­fect as of 01 January 2023.
WAGENER & HERBST (W&H) is the ma­nage­ment and lo­gi­stics con­sul­ting di­vi­si­on of IPG Infrastruktur- und Projektentwicklungsgesellschaft mbH wi­th head­quar­ters in Potsdam.