CS Ellis takes profit hit as it scrambles to service soaring demand


A reliance on agency staff and hire vehicles at CS Ellis to meet an increase in work dented the operator’s annual profit, newly published accounts show. The Rutland operator’s core transport operation, which contributes the lion’s share of the group’s revenue, saw a surge in activity with turnover up 19% to £11m for the year ending 30 June 2015. The company said it serviced this quick rise in business with agency staff and extra vehicles, which had a knock-on effect […]