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Our Team

With a culture that is firmly planted with roots of personal accountability and mutual respect, USAL’s leadership team has the experience, know-how and passion to continually set a high bar of exceptional performance and customer service within the auto transportation industry.

Richard Binkley

President

With over 40 years of auto transportation and executive leadership experience, Richard is well known in the industry for his traffic efficiency innovation through strategic backhauling, business growth planning and “associate-first” philosophy. As president of US AutoLogistics since 2006, Richard has expanded the company’s roadmap to a national presence with partnerships amongst the world’s best automobile brands. Prior to coming to USAL, he served a 30-year stint in multiple capacities at Jack Cooper Transport with his final role as vice president of operations. Having been brought up in the industry, Richard espouses a refreshing perspective on what it takes to sustain business while operating at an “always better, never best” level of exceptional performance. With USAL’s unique values-based culture of accountability, Richard sees himself as an organizational shepherd – one who places transport drivers at the top of the organizational chart to help ensure all associates are guided in the same direction. Richard holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Southern Illinois University, and serves as a board member for the Texas Trucking Association and as a chairman for the Automobile Carriers Conference of the American Trucking Associations. He and his wife, Jeannie, live in The Woodlands, Texas and enjoy their time together as empty nesters and doting grandparents.

Doug Bennett

Senior Director, Operations and Business Development

With nearly 20 years of combined auto transport management, vehicle processing and manufacturing experience, Doug joined US AutoLogistics in 2009 to oversee operational activity of the company’s 19 origin point locations, OEM customer relationships and long-term business strategy. Prior to his current role, Doug served as senior manager at a major OEM vehicle processing center where he played a key role in the facility’s transformation and implementation of a cross-training labor strategy to accommodate record-breaking volumes and variability. Doug takes tremendous pride in his daily focus on associate engagement and company culture by stressing value-driven behaviors and a “do the right thing” approach. Doug holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Davenport University and is a graduate of DeVry Institute of Technology. Away from the office, he enjoys family time, golf and travel. Doug and his family reside in Kingwood, Texas.

Terry Drinnen

Director, Maintenance, Equipment and Facilities

Terry brings nearly 40 years of auto transportation fleet maintenance and shop experience to US AutoLogistics where he oversees all fleet and facility maintenance programs. Prior to coming to USAL, he served a combined 23 years in maintenance management and superintendent roles with Jack Cooper Transport and Pacific Motor Trucking where he was responsible for the company’s west coast maintenance operations. With years under his belt as an ASE certified technician, Terry has implemented a robust cross-training program for all shop technicians to meet USAL’s highest standards of safety and roadworthiness. Under his guidance, USAL’s shop has experienced at least four consecutive years of injury-free activity while being recognized as a finalist in the CITGO/Fleet Equipment’s Top Green Shop contest. In late 2013, he played a key role in the facility’s expansion to Birmingham to support USAL’s southeastern operations. He also holds certifications with the Texas Trucking Association and Six Sigma. Outside of work, Terry enjoys home improvement and playing golf. He and his wife, Alethia, reside in Magnolia, Texas.

US AutoLogistics Associates

US AutoLogistics employs approximately 100 terminal-based and fleet maintenance associates to support administrative and operational activities.