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October 8, 2021 4:45 PM, EDT

Owner-Operator Wins Cab Makeover From Transfix

Transfix Desiderato, second from right, stands in front of her newly renovated truck. (Transfix)

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Transfix announced that the winner of its “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes is professional driver Debbie Desiderato.

Desiderato is based in Virginia, a native of Australia and owner-operator of Walkabout Transport. Her cab was renovated by Jason Cameron, star of CBS’ “Secret Celebrity Renovation” as part of the win. He was there to reveal the changes, which include a custom living space intended to fit her unique needs for on-the-road comfort.

The renovation included lighting, appliances, flooring and paint.

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“We’re so thrilled to celebrate Debbie and the millions of hardworking truck drivers who we rely on every day to undertake one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs,” Sophie Dabbs, chief commercial officer at Transfix, said in a statement. “It is an honor and a privilege to work alongside these true heroes.”

Transfix is a transportation solutions provider with a focus on digital brokerage capabilities and logistics software. The company started the sweepstakes as part of its larger celebration around National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2021.

“I feel so lucky to be the winner of the ‘TransFIX My Rig’ sweepstakes,” Desiderato said. “I fell in love with trucking after seeing my big brother on the road, and have been in the industry for the last 22 years. Having my cab renovated to truly fit my needs and wants is going to change my day-to-day life; I’m so excited to have my cab feel like a real, on-the-road home.”

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