Our history

From 1933 to today

  • 1933

    Inception of the transport company through the brothers Erich and Karl Werther

    Werther brothers at the foundation
  • 1946

    After the war, each brother built their own transport company. These focused mostly on the transport for the sugar factories in Lehrte and Sehnde.

  • 1955

    The sons Manfred and Hans-Henning joined their fathers’ businesses as truck drivers.

  • 1973

    The first trucks specialised for the transport of liquid sugar were rolled out.

    Tank lorry for liquid sugar
  • 1975

    Establishment of Werter GmbH. The proprietors were Walter Kliebisch, Manfred Werther and Hans-Henning Werther.

    Foundation of Werther GmbHn
  • 1983

    The 50th anniversary saw the inauguration of a new plant in Dieselstr., Sehnde. The company now has 24 employees and 18 trucks.

    Plant in Sehnde from above
  • 1992

    The grand opening interior tank cleaning facilities. In the years to come, these facilities will have been upgraded and modernised several times.

    Tank cleaning plant with two trucks under the roof
  • 1995

    First reception of the quality management system certificate DIN EN ISO 9002.

  • 1996

    Induction of the warehouse. The start of our storage and commissioning services.

    Warehouse from inside
  • 1998

    The Inception of the NALOG GmbH & Co. KG cooperation in Braunschweig. Werther is one of the four founding members.

    Truck with NALOG logo
  • 1999

    Acquisition of the Werther GmbH by Stefan Werther and Thomas Werther.

  • 2001

    Foundation of Werther Logistik GmbH & Co. KG.

    The 1st of October saw the takeover of the works transport by tanker trains from Uelzena eG, Uelzen.

    Truck from Uelzena rear view in the cleaning
  • 2002

    For the first time we started an apprenticeship for forwarding merchants.

  • 2007

    The consortium Werther now has 80 employees in the industrial and commercial sector, including one apprentice wishing to become a merchant for forwarding and logistics services. We have 56 units that are used to fulfil the logistic needs of well-known clients in the food industry.

  • 2012

    Takeover of a subdivision of Langhorst GmbH & Co. KG in Wunstorf, including the associated warehouse, workshop and vehicle fleet.

    Werther trucks in line
  • 2013

    Certification of the whole company by the newest standard of IFS Logistics as well as GMP+ B4.

  • 2014

    Reconstruction of the tank interior cleaning facility.

    Werther Truck in the cleaning

    SQAS Assessment of the tank interior cleaning facility.

  • 2015

    EFTCO Food Assessment of the tank interior cleaning facility.

  • 2016

    Takeover of a new warehouse location with 16.500 m² storage area in Sehnde. We expand our storage and logistics activities.

    Purchase of the logistics centre Schnedebruch 12, Sehnde

  • 2017

    Takeover of a part of the company Kobernuss from Uelzen with vehicle fleet and employees.

  • 2018

    The Werther Logistik GmbH & Co. KG has 240 employees and serves well-known customers in the food industry in the areas of storage, pallet, silo, tank and refrigerated transport.

  • 2019

    The Werther Logistik GmbH & Co. KG, with around 250 employees, 120 trucks and four warehouses with a total area of 26,000 m², is now one of the largest companies in this branch of industry

  • 2020

    Signing of the contract to take over the forwarding agency Kobernuss Uelzen Takeover of the Kobernuss forwarding agency
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