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10-Q
XPO LOGISTICS, INC. filed this Form 10-Q on 11/05/2018
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months or less, the lessee is permitted to make an accounting policy election by class of underlying asset not to recognize lease assets and lease liabilities. In July 2018, the FASB issued ASU 2018-10, Codification Improvements to Topic 842, Leases, which clarified certain aspects of ASU 2016-02 based on inquiries made by various stakeholders. Also, in July 2018, the FASB issued ASU 2018-11, Leases (Topic 842): “Targeted Improvements,” which provides an optional transition method to allow entities, on adoption of ASU 2016-02, to report prior periods under previous lease accounting guidance. The Company is in the process of implementing software for facilitating compliance with the new guidance. The standards are effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018, including interim periods within those fiscal years. The Company expects to apply the transition method provided by ASU 2018-11 at the adoption date. The Company is currently evaluating the effects these ASUs will have on its Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements and related disclosures. As of December 31, 2017, the Company reported $1,978.5 million in operating lease obligations and will evaluate those contracts, as well as other existing arrangements, to determine if they qualify for lease accounting under the new standards.
In August 2018, the FASB issued ASU 2018-14, Compensation-Retirement Benefits-Defined Benefit Plans-General (Subtopic 715-20): “Disclosure Framework-Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Defined Benefit Plans.” The ASU includes the removal of the requirement to disclose the amounts in Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) income (“AOCI”) expected to be recognized in expense over the next fiscal year and the effects of a one-percentage point change in assumed health care cost trend rates. Additionally, it requires the disclosure of an explanation of the reasons for significant gains/losses related to a change in the benefit obligation. This ASU is effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2020, including interim periods within that reporting period; however, early adoption is permitted. The Company expects to early-adopt the standard in the fourth quarter of 2018. The adoption, which is limited to disclosures only, will not have a material impact on the Company’s consolidated financial statements.
In August 2018, the FASB issued ASU 2018-15, Intangibles-Goodwill and Other-Internal-Use Software (Subtopic 350-40): “Customer’s Accounting for Implementation Costs Incurred in a Cloud Computing Arrangement That Is a Service Contract.” The ASU aligns the requirements for capitalizing implementation costs incurred in a hosting arrangement that is a service contract with the requirements for capitalizing implementation costs incurred to develop or obtain internal-use software. This ASU is effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019, including interim periods within that reporting period; however, early adoption is permitted. The Company is currently evaluating the impact of this standard on its consolidated financial statements.
2. Segment Reporting
The Company is organized into two reportable segments: Transportation and Logistics.
In the Transportation segment, the Company provides multiple services to facilitate the movement of raw materials, parts and finished goods. The Company accomplishes this by using its proprietary transportation technology, third-party carriers and Company-owned trucks and service centers. XPO’s transportation services include: freight brokerage, last mile, less-than-truckload (“LTL”), truckload, global forwarding and managed transportation. Freight brokerage, last mile, global forwarding and managed transportation are all non-asset or asset-light businesses; the LTL and truckload operations are primarily asset-based.
In the Logistics segment, also referred to as supply chain, the Company provides a range of contract logistics services, including value-added warehousing and distribution, cold chain solutions, e-fulfillment, reverse logistics, packaging, factory support, aftermarket support and inventory management services for customers. In addition, the Company provides highly engineered, customized solutions and supply chain optimization services, such as production flow management.
Certain of the Company’s operating units provide services to other Company operating units outside of their reportable segment. Billings for such services are based on negotiated rates, which approximates fair value, and are reflected as revenues of the billing segment. These rates are adjusted from time to time based on market conditions. Such intersegment revenues and expenses are eliminated in the Company’s consolidated results.
Corporate includes corporate headquarters costs for executive officers and certain legal and financial functions, as well as certain other costs and credits not attributed to the Company’s core business. These costs are not allocated to the business segments.


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