New questions on AskTheRav.com: Does Mishloach Manos need to be handed directly to the Shliach? Does the Shliach need to be appointed before Purim? And can the Shiach prepare the package himself before Purim? See the full questions, and Rabbi Yosef Yeshaya Braun‘s responses • Full Story
Question: Do I need to hand the Mishloach Manos package to the Shliach or can I ask the Shliach to pick up something from the store for me and the like?
Answer: The Shliach can pick it up from the store.
Question: When does the Shliach need to be appointed as such: can it be done before Purim?
Answer: Yes, but he must deliver the Mishloach Manos on Purim day.
Question: Can the Shliach prepare the Mishloach Manos before Purim and just do the delivery on Purim?
Answer: Yes, as above