Transport Planner

Job Description

Are you ready to join a Company that really believes that people are the very heart of the business and really values your contribution? Due to the continued expansion of the business and increasing demands, we’re looking for a Transport Planner  who will thrive in a busy environment.

Reporting to the Regional Transport Manager, you'll be responsible for the delivery of effective and efficient transport routes across multiple Sunbelt Rentals depots for a number of drivers and vehicles up to an approximate maximum of 10 drivers or 8 vehicles.  You'll play an active role in the safe operations of our transport operation and to ensure our drivers, vehicles and routes operate to the highest levels of safety 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for route efficiency. Lead review process & compliance to optimise van/LGV schedules and 3PL usage
  • Responsible for delivering the Operational Performance to the agreed KPI targets
  • The agreed KPIs will include:
    • On Time delivery performance
    • Vehicle productivity in the form of jobs per vehicle (JPV) KPI
    • Number of Accidents through demonstrative action to reduce the number of accidents
    • Vehicle uptime by reducing vehicle off road (VOR) time
    • 100% POD and POC compliance to ensure revenue collection
  • Working pro-actively to reduce missed time-slots & late deliveries
  • Ensuring any transport issues arising from customers & drivers are resolved
  • Briefing & De-Briefing drivers 

What can we offer you in return? You’ll be joining a highly successful FTSE100 company, the UK’s largest equipment rental provider.  We provide an Industry leading flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance, retail discount scheme, employee recognition awards and a great Company pension scheme.