The rack end barriers protect the front sides of shelves indoors and outdoors. The rack end barrier is not in direct or physical contact with the shelf which is to protect. Therefore, the rack end barriers absorb the impacts without touching the shelf. Cost and time-intensive maintenance work is reduced to a minimum. Countersunk head screws facilitate easy assembly and also protect the tires of the truck. The rotatable cuff on the product absorbs additionally the impact energy.