The 'Monday effect' is real and it could be impacting your Amazon delivery

The 'Monday effect' is REAL: Post-weekend blues and shutting down operations combine to delay parcel delivery from retailers like Amazon by up to 10 per cent, study finds 'Monday Effect' is a phenomenon which sees productivity decrease on Mondays  Known to impact  finance, productivity and psychology as well as supply chain Researchers found online orders placed on a Monday take almost ten per cent longer to ship than orders placed on other days

By Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline

Published: 14:21 GMT, 2 March 2020 | Updated: 14:22 GMT, 2 March 2020

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Staff returning to work after the weekend and getting the Monday morning blues directly impacts the supply chain and customer delivery time, a study has found. 

This so-called 'Monday Effect' is already known to make the first day of the working week less productive for finance, productivity and psychology. 

New research has now found the combination of halting operations and demotivated workers decreases performance on Mondays.  

For example, online orders placed on a Monday take almost ten per cent longer to ship than on other days.

This directly affects the time it takes for goods to be delivered to customers from supermarkets, department stores and online retailers such as Amazon.   

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Online orders placed on a Monday take almost ten per cent longer to ship than orders placed on other days. This directly affects the time it takes for goods to be delivered to customers from supermarkets, department stores and online retailers such as Amazon (file photo)

Online orders placed on a Monday take almost ten per cent longer to ship than orders placed on other days. This directly affects the time it takes for goods to be delivered to customers from supermarkets, department stores and online retailers such as Amazon (file photo)

WHAT IS THE MONDAY EFFECT?  

The 'Monday Effect'  is the letdown of returning to work after a weekend.

It is known to impact finance, productivity and psychology.

Recent research has also found it negatively affects supply chains.

The combination of halting operations and demotivated workers decreases performance and efficiency on Mondays. 

For example, online orders placed on a Monday take almost ten per cent longer to ship than orders placed on other days.

The scientists from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and researchers at the University of

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