About Us

North Shore Towing & Semi Truck Heavy Wrecker & Recycling was established in 1979 by Robert Cole. Family owned and operated, North Shore has grown into a diversified company, operating a wide array of auto services including towing, auto wrecking and recycling, used auto parts, and used auto sales, North Shore is a one stop shop for all of your automotive needs.

We operate a 30 tow truck fleet; including flat beds, wheel lifts, medium duty, heavy duty, and multiple car carrier tow trucks. Open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year, North Shore will always answer your call with a live dispatcher who is on-site dispatching calls directly to North Shore drivers through an extensive GPS dispatch system.

Our heavy duty towing services include cargo swaps, heavy duty winching and recovery, heavy equipment transport, and semi truck decking and undecking. Our tow truck operators are WreckerMaster certified, guaranteeing to get you back on the road safely and quickly.

North Shore Recycling operates a full service auto wrecking and auto recycling yard as well as used auto parts sales department, and used car sales department. NSR sells carries thousands of foreign and domestic used auto parts including: body parts, mirrors, bumpers, doors, interior parts, wheels, tires, glass and windshields, engines, transmissions, steering columns, and more. North Shore also buys junk cars, trucks, and vans. If you’re looking to get cash for you car North Shore will pay you for your old car and tow it away for free. North Shore Recycling also exports used auto parts internationally.

North Shore Towing & Semi Truck Heavy Wrecker and Recycling provides towing and auto wrecking services in Chicago and surrounding suburbs all over the state of Illinois and bordering states of Indiana and Wisconsin.

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We’ve completed 1,000,000 plus towing service jobs since the company started in 1979. We’re proud of who we are, what we’ve done, where we’ve been, and where we’re going. Hard work, dedication, passion, and a commitment to customer service is what this company was built on and the reason we continue to grow.